Concrete Bridge Designer's Manual by E.Pennells

By E.Pennells

This e-book offers bridge engineers transparent counsel on layout and contains 88 info sheets of layout details, charts and money lists.

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90, No. SM2. Paper 3825. March 1964. pp. 27–63. B. Lateral resistance of piles in cohesionless soils. Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Vol. 90, No. SM3. Paper 3909. May 1964. pp. 123–156. B. W. The design of bored piles in stiff clays. Garston, Building Research Establishment. Paper CP 99/77. D. Pile foundations. Second edition. New York, McGraw Hill, 1961. pp. 704. POULOS, G. Lateral load-deflection prediction for pile groups. Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Again, it is important that the shoulders of the joints should be firm and true to line. For the smallest movements, perhaps associated with points where the deck support permits rotation without translation, carriageway finishes can be continued over a joint in the structure. Types of expansion joints form the subject of Data Sheet 16, and information relating to deck movements is collated on Data Sheet 18. Bearings The advent of PTFE (polytetrafluroethalene), giving low frictional surface-to-surface contact, has meant that mechanical types of bearings such as rollers and rockers have largely been superseded.

Pp. 223. C. B. Bridge foundations and substructures. Building Research Establishment Report. HMSO, London, 1979 pp. 93. 28 CHAPTER 3 Furnishings Parapets The minimum function of a parapet is to prevent pedestrians from accidentally falling from a bridge deck. In recent times it has become expected that they will also provide some measure of similar protection for vehicles. The requirement for a parapet to provide a safeguard against a vehicle which is out of control plunging over the edge of a bridge cannot be specified in terms of a static loading condition.

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