Box Culvert Design – Design Engineer Video Blog 10

27March2013

Box Culvert Design – Design Engineer Video Blog 10

This week, Steve explains the basic load requirement to design a box culvert – Self weight of precast box culvert, vertical weight such as fill as most box culverts are buried and earth pressure.

He briefly explains vehicular, pedestrian loads including braking or tracking load detail.

If you have a query for the Shay Murtagh Precast team email technical@shaymurtagh.co.uk

 

 

Question 10 – What loads does a typical box culvert carry?

Next week Steve will discuss: What practical measures can be taken to optimise precast concrete box culvert design?

You can contact the team at technical@shaymurtagh.co.uk where we can assist with your design query.

Box Culvert Video Questions

  1. How does a precast concrete box culvert work?
  2. What is the function of the joint between the box culverts? 
  3. What are the typical steps in design of precast concrete box culverts?
  4. What design codes do Shay Murtagh Precast use to design precast concrete box culverts?
  5. What loads does a typical box culvert carry?
  6. What practical measures can be taken to optimise precast concrete box culvert design?
  7. What other structural types of precast concrete box culverts do shay Murtagh precast manufacture?

You can also LinkedIn to Steve at :http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steven-lowe/29/637/709
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We look forward to your comments

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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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