bridge bearing

bridge bearing

[′brij ‚ber·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
The support at a bridge pier carrying the weight of the bridge; may be fixed or seated on expansion rollers.
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The identified bridge dynamic features can be used as an index for model updating and damage detection, which lays a foundation for the in situ health monitoring of bridge bearing by using dynamical testing.
Dynamic testing is performed on an array of rubber articles, including belts, biomedical components, bridge bearing pads, dynamic seals, engine mounts, exhaust hangers, shot mounts, tires, vibration isolators, etc., to determine their response to cyclic stress/dynamic load.
A bridge bearing, in simple words, can be described as the support below the superstructure at a bridge pier which carries the whole weight of the bridge upon it.
Painting projects and bridge bearing and rocker link repairs are slated for this year.
The bridge bearing was also inspected and passed without showing signs of damage as well as the bridge columns and barriers where it was determined as normal.
Beijing, China, Oct 28, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Shougang Group (SHE:000959) has signed a contract in Beijing with China Academy of Railway Sciences relating to the "Bridge Bearing and Remote Monitoring System Manufacturing Technology" project.
Other projects it carried out were bridge bearing pads for Al Sowwah Island project, Abu Dhabi; conveying systems for Western Bainoona crushers, Ras Al Khaimah, and a cement factory in Oman.
Near a strip of bars, a sheet hung from a bridge bearing the words, 'England fans behave in a civilised way or go home'.
Follow the leaping salmon waymarks and look out for the spectacular Pen-ddol Rocks after passing under a bridge bearing the railway and before reaching the footbridge over the Irfon to retrace your steps into Builth Wells.
A FORMER government minister is to be honoured today with the opening of a new bridge bearing his name.
Turn right over a stile and keep by the Severn to pass under the bridge bearing Birmingham's water supply.
The path continues over the bridge bearing slight left aiming between the distant steeple and the communications tower to a cart track on the opposite side of the field.