LAUNCHING DEVICE FOR PLACING PRECAST ELEMENTS OVER PIERS AND ABUTMENTS

The paper describes a simple arrangement of trusses and rollers that can be used in bridge and aqueduct construction to launch precast, prestressed girders across piers. Designed specifically to overcome the weakness of limited load-carrying capacity and unrequired, for Indian condition, sophisticated adjustments of presently-used equipment, the device can be used for reinforced construction as well.(a) /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement Marketing Company of India Limited

    Cement House, 121 Maharshi, Karve Road
    Bombay 400-020,   India 
  • Authors:
    • Iyengar, T R
  • Publication Date: 1978-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 102
  • Serial:
    • Indian Concrete Journal
    • Volume: 52
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: Associated Cement Companies Limited
    • ISSN: 0019-4565

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195008
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM