Design Engineer Video Blog Question 2 – Bridge Beam Design

30January2013

Design Engineer Video Blog Question 2 – Bridge Beam Design

In this weeks video, Steve explains the benefits of high strength concrete based on stress limit check in design and what the function of the grade of the concrete brings to design, span, and strength of bridge or other beams.

Steve graduated from Texas A&M University with B.S. in Civil Engineering and has studied at the University of Cambridge graduating with a Master of Philosophy in Bridge Engineering. He has in-depth knowledge of design and detailing using the latest Eurocodes to give our clients the best possible design solution. Steve has valuable experience in some of Ireland’s most prestigious engineering practices he also lectured in both Ireland and the States.

Next week Steve will discuss: What are the typical steps in prestressed bridge beam design?

If you would like to download our Bridge Beam Technical Manual click here or if you have a query for the Shaymurtagh team email technical@shaymurtagh.co.uk

Question2 – What are the benefits of using high strength concrete in pre-stressed beam design?

Remember you can contact us directly at technical@shaymurtagh.co.uk where we can assist with your design query.

You can also Linkedin to Steve at :http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steven-lowe/29/637/709

We look forward to your comments

We will be producing a new series of education videos in the near future – if you would like to be informed of these when available fill in the form and we will notify you.

Gillian Murtagh

Gillian is the Marketing Director for Shay Murtagh Precast. The company's problem solving capacities allow us to give off site solutions to once insitu contracts which in turn speeds up project completion.

Working in conjunction with all divisions of the company she challenges industry norms in marketing.
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