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2018 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

October 22 - 25, 2018  Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, Orlando, FL.

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Session A: Electric Motors and Devices

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Movable Bridge Electrification (256 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Why Use Adjustable Frequency Control for Movable Bridge Drives (657 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Torque Characteristics of Wound Rotor Motors Used in Bridge Drive Systems (295 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Direct Current Bridge Drives (798 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Microprocessor Controlled DC Adjustable Speed Drives for Movable Highway Bridges (176 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Application Considerations for Adjustable Voltage AC SCR Movable Bridge Drives (510 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Automated Movable Bridge Drives (371 KB)

 

Session B: Machinery and Mechanisms

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  A Perspective from the Manufacturing, Assembly and Testing of Movable Bridge Components (226 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Comparison of AGMA and AASHTO Gear Ratings (133 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Columbus Drive Bascule Bridge and Recommended Modifications to AASHTO Movable Bridge Specifications Related to Stress Concentrations in Keyways (319 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Air Motors for Emergency Span Operation (178 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  AGMA Requirements for Movable Bridge Speed Reducers (178 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Bascule Bridge Locking Devices (487 KB)

 

Session C: Structural

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Protection of Steel Members in Existing Movable Bridge Structures (646 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Single Leaf Bascule Span on SR 40 at Astor, Florida (725 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Repair of Counterweight Trunnions on a Strauss Bascule Bridge (366 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  New River Bridge, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (217 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Hood Canal Bridge, A Floating Lift Draw Bridge (429 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Proposed Concrete Swing Bridge (406 KB)

 

Session D: Hydraulic Systems

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Advantages of Hydraulics for Movable Bridges (1 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Hydraulic Systems for Movable Bridges (434 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Development of the Hydraulic Systems Designed from 1985 to the State of the Art Hydraulic Systems of Today (1 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Miami Avenue Over the Miami River (342 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Design Features of a Unique Swing Bridge Hydraulic and Control System (1 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Application of Hydroviscous Drives to Movable Bridges (800 KB)

 

Session F: Design Criteria and Codes

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  AASHTO Design Criteria Applied to Machinery Bascule Bridges (233 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  AASHTO Design Criteria Applied to Hydraulic Bascule Bridges (260 KB)

 

Session G: Maintenance and Recordkeeping

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Rehabilitation of a Scherzer Bascule Bridge (109 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Rehabilitation of a Scherzer Bascule Bridge Mechanical-Electrical Systems (88 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Maintainability of a Movable Bridge (2.1 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Nondestructive Testing in a Bridge Maintenance Program (355 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Maintenance Procedures for Electrical Controls on Movable Bridges (329 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Paper Trail from Inspection to Repair (334 KB)

 

Session H: Bridge Control and Systems

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Microprocessor Controlled DC Adjustable Speed Drives for Movable Highway Bridges (183 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Application of Programmable Controllers for Automated Bridge Control (583 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Programmable Controller Communications to Remote I/O, An Alternative to Communications Conductors in Submarine Cable? (222 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Overview of Bridge Control Systems Past, Present and Future (433 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Design Considerations for Improved Operational Performance (336 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Drawbridge Control as a Total System Design (1.2 MB)

 

Session J: Preventative Maintenance and Data Logging

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Balancing of Trunnion-Type Bascule Bridges (1.1 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  A Computerized Predictive Maintenance Program (899 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Vibration Analysis and Predictive Maintenance Program at Florida Power & Light Company’s St. Lucie Nuclear Units 1 & 2 (222 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Preventative Maintenance Trends in the Electric Utility Industry (733 KB)

2018 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

October 22 - 25, 2018 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® , Orlando, FL.

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