bridge pier

bridge pier

[′brij ‚pir]
(civil engineering)
The main support for a bridge, upon which the bridge superstructure rests; constructed of masonry, steel, timber, or concrete founded on firm ground below river mud.
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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.
Researchers compiled a dataset of 594 bridge pier scour observations from 2 laboratory and 3 held studies.
Since bridge pier scour depth measurement is an important area of hydraulics and needs to be addressed.
15] developed ANN model with five inputs in normalized form to predict the local scour depth around bridge pier, the measured data of thirteen states in USA used to test the performance of the ANN model.
The Pooley Bridge Pier by Ullswater in Cumbria covered by fallen trees and floodwater following heavy rains over the weekend |
The vehicle later hit a bridge pier after going for some 100 meters on the central refuge.
25 equals to diameter of bridge pier and a hole larger than double of pier diameter, the gaps near the bed and near the water surface reduce the souring depth 20% and 5% respectively.
A few seconds earlier, a two-barge Magnolia Marine tow had gone off course and slammed into a bridge pier.
etudes about gymnastic squads and bathers beneath a bridge pier (excursus on fitness, 2010; River Plate, 2013).
Duncan Gilroy, who runs Anglesey Boat Trips from Menai Bridge Pier, said: "If the forecast isn't great, the phones stop, but as soon as the sun comes out the phones go through the roof, it''s very weather dependent.
Her portfolio with Dagher Engineering includes the award winning net-zero design for the Housatonic River Museum in Pittsfield, MA and the historic renovation of Wave Hill House, a cultural center and garden in Riverdale, NY, as well as the management of the design for the Brooklyn Bridge Pier l mixed-use development
A search Monday by officials of a bridge pier directly below the train tracks turned up a cellphone and an earring that belonged to the victim.