Author: J. Orr (University of Bath)
1 April 2014
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J. Orr (University of Bath)
One of two individuals to be awarded the Pai Lin Li Travel Award in 2013, Katherine Symons spent several weeks in New Zealand, looking at the ways timber is being used as a structural material, following the earthquakes of 2010-11.
All articles published in the April 2014 issue.
This article examines the selection process for the most suitable type of concrete bridge. The general parameters of the scheme such as typical spans, overall deck area, clearance requirements, alignment and the overall aesthetic will start to suggest which type of bridge deck and construction methods might be appropriate.