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girder

Botany the structure composed of tissue providing mechanical support for a stem or leaf

Girder

A large or principal beam used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length.

girder

[′gər·dər]
(civil engineering)
A large beam made of metal or concrete, and sometimes of wood.

girder

A large or principal beam of steel, reinforced concrete, or timber; used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length. (See illustration p. 462.)
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Nowak, "Fatigue strength of prestressed concrete girder bridges," Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol.
Further information can be found in the related SCDOT research reports for both normal and lightweight concrete girder types [15, 16].
These phenomena were discovered during the proof loading up to failure of prestressed concrete girders.
The participants learn about the behavior of steel and concrete girder bridges during construction, as well as how to identify vulnerabilities and engineering methods to investigate a structure's strength and stability at critical stages.
5-meters long, prestressed concrete girder was loaded in 5 stages to failure in four-point bending to evaluate damage evolution.
Prestressed concrete girder bridges are the most common type of bridge used in Texas," says Dacio Marin III, a senior bridge design engineer with the TxDOT Bridge Division.
The existing bridge, built in 1955 is a nine-span reinforced concrete girder bridge.
Material solutions were both steel and concrete, including designs employing trapezoidal steel box girders, rectangular steel box girders, a cable-stayed concept, a cast-in-place concrete arch bridge, and a hybrid consisting of a segmental post-tensioned precast concrete girder combined with a precast arch.
Tenders are invited for clearing and grubbing, removal of timber bridges, grading, drainage structures, class ii base course, asphalt concrete pavement, concrete approach slabs, precast concrete piles, concrete slab span bridge, concrete girder span bridges, and related work.
Company has equipped a Travelift gantry crane cab with training program developed in house and featuring armrest controls and two-screen projection of a prestressed concrete girder pick.
Since it became commercially available in 2000, UHPC has been used in three prestressed concrete girder simple span bridges in the United States.