Procedure for Design of Abutments

A series of steps must be followed to obtain a satisfactory design.STEP 1: SELECT PRELIMINARY PROPORTIONS OF THE WALL.STEP 2: DETERMINE LOADS AND EARTH PRESSURES.STEP 3: CALCULATE MAGNITUDE OF REACTION FORCES ON BASE.STEP 4: CHECK STABILITY AND SAFETY CRITERIAa. Location of normal component of reactions.b. Adequacy of bearing pressure.c. Safety…continue reading →

New Khanki Bridge at Wazirabad New Project

Replacement of 121 years old Khanki Headworks with a new barrage is planned to increase agricultural production by 10 per cent in eight districts of central Punjab, and also to ensure sustainable irrigation supplies to the area.Client Punjab Irrigation Department, Govt. of PunjabLocation Wazirabad Tehsil of Gujranwala district in Punjab…continue reading →

Download Bridge Engineering Handbook Superstructure Design By Wai-Fah Chen and Lian Duan

Throughout the history of civilization bridges have been the icons of cities, regions, and countries. All bridges are useful for transportation, commerce, and war. Bridges are necessary for civilization to exist, and many bridges are beautiful.A few have become the symbols of the best, noblest, and most beautiful that mankind…continue reading →