Bridge Engineering

Movable bridges | Special Types of Movable Bridges | Photos

Pontoon retractile

Movable Bridges & Types Movable bridges are the bridges which can change their position and sometimes even the shapes so as to allow the passage of vessels and boats in the waterway. This type of bridge has lower cost of…
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Everything about Bar Bending Schedule | BBS Terms & Rules

Value for minimum radius r for bar scheduling

Bar Bending Schedule or BBS BBS or Bar bending schedule is a detailed report of list of reinforcement types and sizes, its quantities, shape codes, dimensions and designated bar mark numbers with reference to a detailed structural drawing. The preparation…
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Drip Inducer in Structures | Water Cut & Water Shedding Requirements

Common DripInducer details and standard

What is a Drip Inducer or Water Cut A drip inducer also known as water cut can be a recess, protrusion, groove or a projection on an underside surface. The function of drip inducer is to interrupt and break the…
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Key Causes of Failure of Bridges | Reasons for Collapse during Construction | Bridge Failure

Failure due to Buckling of piers during construction

Failure of Bridges Total or partial failure of bridges or collapse is often wrongly attributed to poor or improper design alone. This article attempts to elaborate the root causes of collapse of road, vehicular and rail bridges irrespective of structural…
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Bridge Pier | Types of Bridge Piers | Requirements of a Bridge Pier

Sheikh Khalifa Bridge - V Concrete shaped

What is a Bridge Pier? Any bridge structure is a combination of two components: substructure and super structure. For bridges with bearings, all the components which transfer the loads from bearing to the ground is called substructure. Substructure consists of…
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