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Dear Visitor:

Welcome to our website!  Highlights of a research projects on the performance of pipe-pin hinges are presented on this site.  The study is funded by Caltrans through grant number No. 65A0423.  However, the material and opinions presented on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Caltrans. Special thanks are due Dr. Saad El-Azazy and Mr. Peter Lee, the Caltrans Research Program Managers, for their support and advice.  Dr. Mohamed Akkari, Mr. Ron Bromenschenke and Mr. Gudmund Setberg of Caltrans are thanked for their feedback and interest in different aspects of the project. 

Please feel free to use the material with acknowledgement that includes statements such as “…funded by Caltrans and directed by M. Saiidi at the University of Nevada, Reno.”  We welcome your comments about this site.

M. Saiid Saiidi