Archive for February 2013

27February2013

Box Culvert Design – Design Engineer Video Blog 6

This week, Steve explains design purpose of precast concrete box culverts. He details load transfer including vertical load, earth and bearing pressure.

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25February2013

Concrete Bridge Beams for M50 Structure 17

The design of this innovative Precast Concrete Viaduct Bridge structure known on M50 Upgrade Contract as ‘Structure 17’ is a large curved viaduct bridge spans over a live railway, canal and existing N3 dual carriageway. This structure will ensure free flow of traffic east bound on N3 to access the M50 Motorway South bound. Main

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21February2013

Ridgepool Pedestrian Footbridge

The bridge is a two span cable stayed structure over the River Moy. The main span is 47m and the side span 21m. The 25m high curved pylon is a fabricated steel box section clad in GRP and sits on an in-situ concrete pier in the river. Precast concrete units form the deck. These are

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20February2013

Design Engineer Video Blog 5 – Bridge Beam Design

This week, Steve explains different aspects which aid optimisation of pre-stressed bridge beam design such as high strength concrete, de-bonding and exposure class. He explains crack width checks effect on such design and where applies.

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Thames Tunnel Segments
11February2013

1000 Concrete Tunnel Segments for C310

Today 11th February marks a significant milestone in the C310 Thames Tunnel Project with the production of the 1000th ring.

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Design Engineer Video Blog
06February2013

Design Engineer Video Blog Question 3 – Bridge Beam Design

In this weeks video, Steve explains the typical steps to bridge beam design involving structure definition, load and load effect, strand and links layout, stress and sheer limit checks.

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