Bridge Deck Analysis, Second Edition by Eugene J O'Brien; Damien L Keogh; Alan O'Connor, (Bridge

By Eugene J O'Brien; Damien L Keogh; Alan O'Connor, (Bridge engineer)

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50 Asphaltic plug joint. 51 Nosing joint. ) asphaltic plug joint but has a reputation for frequent failure and leakage. The nosings today are made up of cementitious or polyurethane binders instead of the epoxy mortars popular in the 1970s, which were often found to deteriorate prematurely. 52, comes in various forms from different manufacturers and is supplied in a range of sizes. It has been used for many years with a good success rate. The larger-size elastomeric-type joints tend to create more noise than normal under traffic, but this is usually only a problem if the installation is close to residential property.

The deck can then be designed as a continuous beam with spring supports. 38 Rust staining indicates corrosion in a halving joint. 39 Reinforcement detail in halving joint. 40 Cable-stayed bridge. making the stiffness of the support they provide non-linear. It is also generally necessary to carry out a dynamic analysis for bridges of such slenderness. For spans of moderate length, the cross sections of cable-stayed bridges are often composite with steel beams and concrete slabs; for the longest spans, steel box section decks are used to reduce the bridge self-weight.

In some combinations, rotation is facilitated through some other mechanism, and plane sliding surfaces are used, which allow translation only. In other cases, the sliding surfaces are spherical and allow rotation; this form is also referred to as the spherical bearing. 46. Sliding bearings offer a frictional resistance to movement, which is approximately proportional to the vertical force. Some bearings are lubricated, resulting in a reduced coefficient of friction. However, it is common in such systems for the lubricant to be squeezed out after a number of years, at which time the coefficient returns to the unlubricated value.

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