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falsework

[′fȯls‚wərk]
(civil engineering)
A temporary support used until the main structure is strong enough to support itself.

falsework

Temporary bracing for supporting work under construction which cannot yet support itself.
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Whether this was due to the amount of practice in this condition--and potentially therefore a reflection of falsework contributions to the initial learning process--should be tested.
in formwork or falsework or for temporary bridges) [4].
Then after some of the post-tensioning is installed in the back spans, most of the falsework can be removed.
The deck sections were supported by the falsework until the suspenders could transfer the deck load to the suspension cable.
John Armitt, Olympic Delivery Authority chair, at the premises of Olympic contract winner RMD Kwikform in Aldridge, a leading supplier of formwork and falsework to the construction industry
The board observed, "Other contributing factors included inadequate longitudinal strength in the overall falsework system, which was attributed to the smaller than required cross-bracing, a skewed shoring tower arrangement, excess blocking, a general lack of longitudinal cross support between the shoring tower members.
During the winter the channel capacity cannot be reduced, so construction in the channel for cofferdams, falsework, and other obstructions cannot occur.
19, and were standing on the plywood falsework supported by shoring almost 60 feet above the floor of the tank.
Tenders are invited for Bridge design and roadway engineering; quantity calculations; environmental surveys, preparation of environmental documents and permit applications; preliminary right of way engineering; utility research and coordination; hydraulic analysis; geotechnical engineering; topographic and boundary surveying; preparation of bid- ready Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E); bid support; construction support services, including but not limited to shop drawing review and falsework structural calculation check, material submittals and RFI reviews; and preparation of as-built drawings upon project completion.
Workers are preparing for pile driving and construction of bridge falsework.
Use of prefabricated elements allowed the construction to be done with little falsework (temporary elements), which minimized disturbance to the ground underneath the bridge," says Gary Jakovich, a senior bridge engineer with FHWA.
Until the spans can be tensioned, they are held up by the awkward-looking web of girders that support the forms into which concrete is poured, arrangements known as falsework.