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Bridges

Common Causes of Failure of Bridge Structures

Different modes of failures of bridge structures under different stages of load either man-made or natural cause, is necessary to develop strong and highly...

Materials Used for Bridge Construction

Materials Used in Bridge Construction Stones, Timber, Concrete and Steel are the traditional materials that are used to carry out bridge construction. During the initial...

How to Prevent Corrosion of Suspension Bridge Cables?

Corrosion of the cables of suspension bridges is one of the factor causing deterioration of the bridge structure. The causes and prevention of corrosion of suspension bridge cables is discussed.

Effect of Environmental Factors on Foundations for Bridges

Effect of environmental conditions on selection of foundation types for bridges over water such as ship collision, floating ice, earthquakes are discussed.

Towers of Suspension and Cable Stayed Bridges -Functions and Conceptual Design

Towers of bridges are vertical concrete or steel structures extended above bridge decks. Functions and conceptual design of bridge towers are discussed.

Bridge Bearings -Types of Bearings for Bridge Structures and Details

Bridge bearings are structural equipment or devices installed between bridge substructure and superstructure. Types of bridge bearings are discussed.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Movable Bridges

There are different types of movable bridges used for the passage of vessels and ships underway. Advantages and disadvantage of these bridges are discussed.

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