skew bridge


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skew bridge

[′skyü ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A bridge which spans a gap obliquely and is therefore longer than the width of the gap.
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In contrast, the Skew Bridge profiles mentioned players' footballing skills such as keeping possession, holding the ball up and scoring important goals.
A Network Rail spokesman said: "As part of our plan to prepare the Liverpool to Manchester line for electrification we need to increase the height of the bridge parapets on the skew bridge at Rainhill.
An artist's impression of the Rocket trials at Rainhill, in 1829; The Skew Bridge, at Rainhill, was the first of its kind - and is still standing; George Stephenson; Rainhill's Grade II-listed station
The impact factor was calculated for the loading case with trucks located in the center of the bridge, with the trucks being equidistant from the abutments on either side in the case of skew bridges, and traveling at the same speed in order to provide a higher bending moment and deflection.