Bridge engineering

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Welcome to the Page about BRIDGE ENGINEERING

Many of the Iconic Structures are BRIDGES

The are a variety of type used for LONG SPAN systems

a) SUSPENSION b) CABLE-STAYED

Short span Bridges are often Reinforced Concrete Slabs which are fundamentally ISOTROPIC { similar properties in Perpendicular axis X and Y ... Spanwise and Width of Bridge)

Some Steel Box systems are HIGHLY ORTHOTROPIC (radically different in the X and Y axis dirctions with "UN-Naturally" High TORSIONAL Stiffness

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