Steve briefly explains the layout, structure and detail included for bridge beam design as based on our manual launched in 2011. He also points out significant areas to be noted such as the Designers Checklist.
Vivienne Murtagh the Shay Murtagh Precast Health and Safety Manager as part of the Mullingar Riding Club Team took first prize in the Association of Riding Clubs All Ireland Show Jumping Final in August last at the RDS Dublin Horse show.
This week Steve details the other applications of precast concrete culverts. Examples include structures such as UAN and portal frames.
This week, Steve takes a look at the different ways to optimise box culvert design such as exposure class, cover to reinforcement and the detail of waterproofing. Also the use of high-grade high strength concrete and its effect on stress limit checks.