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Title: Tendencies In Canadian Railway Bridge Design- Recent Work On The Canadian National Railways
Author(s): H. S. Van Scoyoc
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 465-478
Abstract:Developments in bridge design made by the Canadian National Railways, Canada from 1921 t o 1934 are described. These Include (I) simple beam cast-in-place, (2) simple beam precast, (3) span continuous over center support, cast-in-place with concrete ties, (4 precast beam continuous over center support, center 15) rigid frame, continuous over support, rigid frame, cast-in-place cast-in- lace (6) single and (7) through without ties or ballast. beams, carrying reinforce, with steel floor: without ties or ballast. concrete T-section slab Special emphasis is placed on reduction in height required from top of roadway to top of rail by omission of ties and ballast.
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