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How Different Spillway Gates Work

How Different Spillway Gates Work

Description  Almost all dams need a way to release excess water when the reservoir is full. Although many dams use uncontrolled spillways, gated spillways provide more control over the flow, allowing us to build smaller, more cost-effective structures. There are...

Benefits of Steel-concrete Bridges with Double Composite Action

Benefits of Steel-concrete Bridges with Double Composite Action

Description The paper aims to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the double composite section in high-speed railway bridges from the design, construction and maintenance point of view. The paper is centred around the differences between single and double...

How Engineering Managers Can Use Their Knowledge of Past Projects

How Engineering Managers Can Use Their Knowledge of Past Projects

Description In this episode, I talk to Matt Kastberg, who is the Regional Division Manager of Community Building for the Puget Sound Offices of Parametrix Inc., about how engineering managers can use their knowledge of past projects to inspire their team. Engineering...

Benefits of Steel-concrete Bridges with Double Composite Action

Authors Pere Alfaras Calvo Paul van Hagen Razvan Capra   Abstract The paper aims to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the double composite section in high-speed railway bridges from the design, construction and maintenance point of view. The paper is...

Concrete Experiment from 1910 Wrapping up at UW-Madison

Concrete Experiment from 1910 Wrapping up at UW-Madison

Brief  The University of Wisconsin at Madison is completing a 113-year-old experiment testing the strength and durability of concrete cylinders exposed to various conditions. The aged concrete differs greatly from modern concrete due to chemical composition, but the...

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