First international distributed test

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The first international hybrid test was conducted in November between the Structures Laboratory (UPAT), the University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the University of Toronto.

The test involved a real three-span bridge of the Egnatia highway. The structure was split in 5 substructures: the deck and two piers were treated analytically at AUTH, one rubber-bearing isolator was tested physically at UPAT and another was numerically simulated at the University of Toronto.