Bridge Expansion Joints Presentation

Bridge Expansion Joints Presentation

12 June 2019 0 By The Engineering Community

Bridge Expansion Joints Presentation

 

Why do we need joints?

  • Bridge deck joints allow a bridge to expand and contract due to a number of factors such as: temperature changes, deflections caused by live loads, creep and shrinkage of concrete etc.
  • Bridge deck joints are a necessary component of a properly designed and functioning structure.

Content:

  • FACTORS EFFECTING THE SELECTION OF DECK JOINT
  • SELECTION OF DECK JOINT TYPE
  • RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SELECTION OF DECK JOINT TYPE

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