arch rib

arch rib

[′ärch ‚rib]
(civil engineering)
One of a set of projecting molded members subdividing the undersurface of an arch.

arch rib

1. In Romanesque architecture, a transverse rib crossing the nave or aisle at right angles to its length.
2. A principal load-bearing member of a ribbed arch.
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With a 100-year service life, the bridge features a steel box arch rib with a post-tensioned concrete tie girder and a network hanger system, plus a load-path-redundant steel-grid floor system to meet rigorous redundancy requirements.
Moreover, each arch rib carries tie beams by means of several vertical hangers spaced at constant step along the girder development.
We were able to find a location for those inside the arch rib itself so that they wouldn't be seen.
Each arch rib is made up of 56 cast-in-place sections with construction starting from the canyon walls and a closure pour that locks the two halves together.
Both the arch rib and tension tie-beam are box sections.
The arch rib segments and the rest of the superstructure consist of precast high strength/high performance concrete.
year service life and features a steel box arch rib with a post-tensioned concrete tie girder and a network hanger system.
The longitudinal walls atop each arch rib required about 210 cu yd.
In addition, the bridge has a 100-year service life and features a steel box arch rib with a post-tensioned concrete tie girder and a network hanger system.
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These included the curved arch ribs and an ingenious arrangement used to cantilever the base of the columns.