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falsework

[′fȯls‚wərk]
(civil engineering)
A temporary support used until the main structure is strong enough to support itself.

falsework

Temporary bracing for supporting work under construction which cannot yet support itself.
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Whether this was due to the amount of practice in this condition--and potentially therefore a reflection of falsework contributions to the initial learning process--should be tested.
They stated that wood products manufacturers could improve their promotional strategies and tactics in two main areas: 1) the wood products industry should utilize a "push" strategy for wood products use in aesthetic settings; and 2) for increased temporary use where long-term durability is not an issue (e.g., in formwork or falsework or for temporary bridges) [4].
The south back span was always going to be cast-in-place construction on falsework. Cast-in-place construction on falsework is considered a tried-and-true method, whereas the incremental launching of a nearly 126-ft wide precast structure was considered to be more risky.
After the deck weight is transferred to the suspension cable, Caltrans will remove the falsework trusses.
In addition, the pipelines ran across, and at an angle, to the bridge deck, which caused even greater problems when carrying out the falsework erection.
One of these firms is RMD Kwikform in Aldridge, a leading supplier of formwork and falsework to the construction industry.
Concrete Inspection: 1) General knowledge of roadway construction practices; 2) thorough knowledge of foundation requirements; 3) knowledge of factors affecting pile foundations and the ways to determine the adequate piling support; 4) familiarity with the requirements for forms and falsework, placement of reinforcing steel, and erection of structural steel and precast concrete members; 5) knowledge of concrete materials and the design of concrete mixtures; 6) competency to inspect proportioning of concrete mixing, placing, finishing, and curing of structural concrete; 7) knowledge of structure layout; and 8) ability to inspect concrete prestressing.
For the construction of the pre-stressed concrete hollow boxes, three different building methods were used: the western foreland bridge was realized using the incremental launching method, for the superstructure on Saadiyat Island in the east, falsework served as a flat and even support, while the large spans in the middle bridge section are concreted by means of the balanced cantilever method.
today as contractors for the Oregon Department of Transportation continue building the Interstate 5 Willamette River Bridge falsework supports.
The board observed, "Other contributing factors included inadequate longitudinal strength in the overall falsework system, which was attributed to the smaller than required cross-bracing, a skewed shoring tower arrangement, excess blocking, a general lack of longitudinal cross support between the shoring tower members."
During the winter the channel capacity cannot be reduced, so construction in the channel for cofferdams, falsework, and other obstructions cannot occur.
Workers are preparing for pile driving and construction of bridge falsework.