The magnitude of the lock-in force is dependent on the stiffness of deck and supports. If the force is small, it can be designed as additional force acting on the support and deck. However, if the force is large, temporary freedom of movement at the guided bearings has to be provided during construction.
Vincent T. H. CHU
how should the guided bearings in piers of the curved region be oriented with respect to the fixed bearing in abutment?
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