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Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar

Control Systems for Seismic Protection of Structures – Seminar Submitted By: Mahesh Chand Sharma Introduction Civil engineering structures located in environments where earthquakes or large wind forces are common will be subjected to serious vibrations during their lifetime. These vibrations can range from harmless to severe with the later resulting in serious structural damage and… Read More »

Types & Functions Of Bearings for Bridges

Types & Functions Of Bearings for Bridges Function Of Bearings Bridge bearings are used to transfer forces from the superstructure to the substructure, allowing the following types of movements of the superstructure: Translation movements; are displacements in vertical and horizontal directions due to in-plane or out-of-plane forces like wind and self weight. Rotational movements; cause… Read More »