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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 against sliding. STEP 5: REVISE PROPORTIONS…
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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.
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Download Book on Bridge Engineering by J. A. L Waddell [pdf]

Today bridge building is truly a science; only three decades back it as hardly worthy to be termed an art; while seventy-five years ago, it was no better than a trade. Nearly all of the important and distinctive features of modern American Bridge practice have been developed within the memories of engineers still living; and so far as most lines of bridge construction are concerned, the same…
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