box-girder bridge

box-girder bridge

[′bäks ‚gər·dər ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A fixed bridge consisting of steel girders fabricated by welding four plates into a box section.
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The existing bridge over the Rhine is a steel and composite steel bridge with the final in the northern three-field UF RheingaustraE-e than two-cell prestressed concrete box-girder bridge.
A simplified approach has been adopted in this paper for model updating of steel box-girder bridge using the virtual static deflections based on modal flexibility matrix.
Box-Girder Bridge: Cardiff University was appointed to monitor a box-girder bridge in South Wales.
The concrete structure is unobtrusive, and the cantilevers of the needle, fabricated like a box-girder bridge, remove the need for props or struts that would have threatened the building's clarity.
While building a standard, concrete box-girder bridge costs about $4.
Demolition / building stock The existing bridge over the Rhine is a steel and composite steel bridge in the north to the final three-field UF RheingaustraE-e than two-cell prestressed concrete box-girder bridge.
Several different options were investigated: two jack-and-bore alignments to the south; another through the box-girder bridges over the freeway and railroad; a tunnel to the north of the bridges; and a jack-and-bore alignment located further north of the bridges through relatively flat terrain.
His theoretical work covered bridge-building with torsion and section deformations in box-girder bridges and in precast concrete structures within the scope of the 6M system with corbels, notched beam ends and pocket foundations.