Concrete Bridge Design and Construction series. No. 5: Concrete bridge formwork and falsework

Author: Concrete Bridge Development Group (CBDG)

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1 May 2014

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Concrete Bridge Design and Construction series. No. 5: Concrete bridge formwork and falsework


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Concrete Bridge Design and Construction series. No. 5: Concrete bridge formwork and falsework
Date published

1 May 2014

Author

Concrete Bridge Development Group (CBDG)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

First published

1 May 2014

Buy Now
Author

Concrete Bridge Development Group (CBDG)

In this article, the various types of formwork and falsework needed to construct a concrete bridge are examined. The choice of bridge type depends not only on the general parameters of the scheme (such as typical spans, overall deck area, clearance requirements, alignment and the overall aesthetic), but also on the particular and local parameters of the site, many of which are related to construction.

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PDF
Pages:
5
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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