Lecture17 - Abutments

Lecture17 - Abutments - Lecture 17 Sub-structure: Design of...

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Lecture 17 Sub-structure: Design of the Abutments
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A counter-fort retaining wall.
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The next step is to calculate the dead weight value w (x) from the superstructure and part of the sub- structure. It can also include some live load if the bridge is in a heavily traveled urban area. From these two values, v s and w (x), we can find the fundamental period T of the bridge and the seismic force p e (x).
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12'-0" 5'-6" 12" 3'-0" 2'-6" 12" 3'-6" 1'-6" 7'-0" 4'-0" 6'-0" 9" 12" A 5 7 2 8 4 1 3 6 3.88' L =5.26 k L =0.24 k v h
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e P Backfill Girder a a Abutment Approach slab Normal pavement Bridge slab Wheel load
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3 1 12" 16'-6" 2' 1'-6" 3' 1'-6" 5'-6" Vert. bars, Vert. bars, back face back face #6 @ 5" #6 @ 10" Provide 3" clear to all bars except 1 1 2 " clear to bars in front face of stem #4 @ 2'-0" 6" drains @ 10'-0" #6 @ 6" 2"x6" key #6 @ 6" #4 @ 12" #4@ 9" front face [email protected]" back face
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Barcelona. The AVE is the high-speed rail connection between Paris-Barcelona).
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course CES 5325 taught by Professor Prieto-portar during the Spring '10 term at FIU.

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