Abutment Sentence Examples
The abutment towers are similar to the river towers.
On the abutment towers the chains are connected by horizontal links, carried on rockers, to anchor ties.
Each chain over a shore span consists of two segments, the longer attached to the tie at the top of the river tower, the shorter to the link at the top of the abutment tower, and the two jointed together at the lowest point.
When arches form the superstructure, the abutment must be so designed as to transmit the resultant thrust to the foundation in a safe direction, and so distributed that no part may be unduly compressed.
From the abutment of the Hindu Kush on the Sarikol in the Pamir regions to Landi Kotal, and throughout its eastern and southern limits, the boundary of Afghanistan touches districts which were brought under British political control with the formation of the North-West Frontier Provinces of India in 1901.Advertisement
Wedged in between the railway and the Indus, but still north of the railway, is a curious mass of rough mountain country, which forms the southern abutment of the Suliman system.
Another wooden pier, five sided, acts as a respond against the eastern abutment.
For spans over 75 ft., expansion due to change of temperature is provided for by carrying one end of each chain girder on rollers placed between the bearing-plate on the girder and the bed-plate on the pier or abutment.
A more common type is a bridge with two leaves or bascules, one hinged at each abutment.
If it revolves about a vertical axis d its centre of gravity must always lie in that axis; if it rolls the centre of gravity must always lie over the e abutment.Advertisement
If the bridge is erected when the river is nearly dry a travelling stage may be constructed to carry the projecting end of the girder while it is hauled across, the other end resting on one abutment.
A car, an unrecognizable hulk of blackened metal, was ground against the concrete abutment of an over pass in a puddle of water.
He paused, leaning against a concrete abutment, mesmerized by the never-ending torrent as it flowed over the edge of the dam.
A popular tavern was pulled down at the location of the northern abutment.
Whilst 250mm may seem excessive for a top edge abutment or apron flashing it may not be.Advertisement
The southern abutment was flanked by two retaining walls which held small triangular embankments against its sides, thus strengthening it laterally.
Having crossed the deep valley the monumental east abutment is aligned on a tight 90 degree turn.
Depending upon the location of the roll at the side abutment will determine the actual side lap cover distance.
Bending moment increases uniformly from either abutment to the load, at which the bending moment is M =Rem = R 1 (l - m).
At any point x from the abutment, the bending moment is M = Zwx(l - x), an equation to a parabola.Advertisement
The reaction at B is 2wx 2 /l and the bending moment at any section C, at m from the left abutment, is 2wx 2 /(l - m)/l, which increases as x increases till the span is covered.
A crown or removable denture is secured to this abutment as the final restoration.
If you include the approaches to the bridge from abutment to abutment, the length jumps to 8,981 feet.
We can now Indianrs - fully appreciate the factor in practical politics which Afghan- that definite but somewhat irregular mountain system, represents which connects the water-divide north of istan Herat with the southern abutment of the Hindu Kush, near Bamian.
In finding the abutment reactions some principle such as the principle of least action must be used, and some assumptions of doubtful validity made.Advertisement
Eads, the engineer, determined to establish the piers and abutments on rock at a depth for the east pier and east abutment of 136 ft.
For suspension bridges the abutment forming the anchorage must be so designed as to be thoroughly stable under the greatest pull which the chains can exert.
The reaction at the right abutment is R4 = W1x1/l+W2x2/lrt ..
Let the load move to D, so that its distance from the left abutment is x+a.
Once it chanced that I stood in the very abutment of a rainbow's arch, which filled the lower stratum of the atmosphere, tinging the grass and leaves around, and dazzling me as if I looked through colored crystal.
The methods of erection may be classed as - (I) erection on staging or falsework; (2) floating to the site and raising; (3) rolling out from one abutment; (4) building out member by member, the completed part forming the stage from which additions are handled.
That at the left abutment is R 1 =W 1+ W 2+ ...-R2.