continuous span

continuous span

A span which is formed of a series of consecutive spans (over three or more supports) that are continuously or rigidly connected so that bending moment may be transmitted from one span to the adjacent ones.
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The remaining cross beams were erected in the river channel at the end of May, and the longitudinal beams are now in place so there is a continuous span across the river.
But contrary to the impression it makes at Badaling, the Great Wall may never have crossed China in one mighty, continuous span, nor is its length precisely known.
Modeling of the cable as a discrete parabola in different spans does not hold true in continuous span structures as this creates discontinuity at the juncture of different spans.
Newell Porcelain briefly suspended operations the end of August, breaking a continuous span of more than 50 years manufacturing solid core station and line post insulators.
The bridge actually consists of three works including - A North-span access on a constant inertia- The Principal Work, three continuous spans and variable inertia- A southern access to two continuous spans and constant inertiaa metal staircase allows access between the high and low platforms to the right of the north access to the bridge is also part of this rehabilitation market.
If your company allows "bring your own" devices, consider putting audit-trail tracking in place for those devices for continuous spans of at least four months.
Engineer James Parsons said: "The main portion of this bridge has three continuous spans but only two trusses in its cross section, which means that if a part of one truss fails the whole bridge will come down.
James Parsons, a fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, said: "The main portion of this bridge has three continuous spans, but only two trusses in its cross section, which means that if a part of one truss fails then, as there is no redundancy, the whole bridge will come down.
In closing, it is important to note that this seemingly simple transformation of simple-span prestressed girders to continuous spans should be attempted with caution, and significant attention must be paid during analysis and design to include loading conditions that can cause counterintuitive behavior such as secondary positive moments at the piers.
The existing structure, two continuous spans, was constructed in 1951 and modified in both 1973 and 1994.
These two bridges are continuous spans with a pre-stressed box girder superstructure.
The existing structure, five continuous spans, was constructed in 1961.

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