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Incremental launching of cable-stayed bridges

Incremental launching of cable-stayed bridges

Numerous cable-stayed bridges have been designed with two planes of stay cables suspending a steel grillage comprising edge girders, floorbeams and substringers and completed with a prestressed-co...
A modern generation of precast segmental cable-stayed bridges

A modern generation of precast segmental cable-stayed bridges

Different cross-sections may be used for precast segmental cable-stayed decks. Balanced Cantilever Construction of Precast Segmental Bridges (81 pages) explores the pros and cons of three alternat...
Structural Monitoring Systems

Structural Monitoring Systems

Structural monitoring detects changes in material and geometric properties, boundary conditions and system connectivity that may adversely affect bridge performance.

Structural Analysis Programs

Structural Analysis Programs

Structural analysis programs perform linear and nonlinear static and dynamic analyses, live-load analysis, buckling analysis and nonlinear staged construction analysis according to multiple design standards.

CAD Drawing Tools

CAD Drawing Tools

Modern CAD drawing tools combine automation and short learning curve to offer efficient design and detailing solutions that simplify transfer of design information and avoid conflicts.

Surveying, Mapping, GIS

Surveying, Mapping, GIS

Combinations of mobile terrestrial LiDAR, airborne LiDAR, aerial photogrammetry, geospatial information systems (GIS) and ground survey with robotic total stations are revolutionizing land surveying and mapping.

Post-Tensioning

Post-Tensioning

Modern post-tensioning systems include ducts, duct couplers, multiple types of strand, anchor heads for external and internal tendons, stressing jacks and grouting systems.

Forms, Falsework, Shoring

Forms, Falsework, Shoring

Proprietary forming and shoring systems provide flexible solutions that are fast to assemble and dismantle and can be rent to minimize financial exposure.

Renderings and Animations

Renderings and Animations

Information technology offers specialized graphic software packages that create stunning renderings and fly-through animations starting from 3D engineering design environments.

Constructors – Steel Bridges

Constructors – Steel Bridges

High-grade steels, on-site robotized welding and incremental launching construction are opening new perspectives for fabrications of state-of-the-art steel structures.

Bearings, Joints, Seismic Devices

Bearings, Joints, Seismic Devices

Bearings, isolators, dampers, energy dissipaters and shock-transmission units preserve the structural integrity of bridge substructures during seismic events.

Bridge Architects

Bridge Architects

Architects are revolutionizing the idea of bridges from utilitarian infrastructure instruments into elegant objects that combine technological intelligence with poetry.