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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: The European Experience

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Moving Bridges (212 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Comparison of Mechanical and Hydraulic Drive Systems (161 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Shuaiba Maqal Road Bridge (186 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Designing and Executing Hydraulic Powerpacks (289 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Hydraulic Cylinder: Functions, Motor, Structural, etc. (828 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Oil Hydruilic Drive System on the Herrenbrueche in Luebeck (439 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Bascule Bridges at the Berendrecht Lock in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium (632 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Bascule Bridge “Stade” (122 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Movable Bridges in Belgium (616 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Shatt-Al-Basrah Bridge A Swing Bridge with a Hydraulic Drive (168 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Drives on the moving bridges at the Krüackau, Pinnau and Stör Barriers (1.2 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Scharnebeck Shiplift (279 KB)

 

Session B: Controls, Instrumentation, Communications & Electrical Drive Systems

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Rehabilitation of the Control System for the Twin Bascule Bridges at Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, Louisiana (168 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Low Tech Control System for Swing Span Bridges (380 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Data Acquisition System for Movable Bridges (615 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Aerospace Technology Brought Down to Earth: Tilt Sensors Monitor Bridges for Critical Movement (283 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  A Computerized Predictive Maintenance Program on a Trunnion Type Bascule Bridge (435 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Lightning Surge Supression Fundementals and Application (1.3 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Properties and Applications of Electric Linear Actuators (379 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Considerations for Maintenance for Movable Bridges. Why should I Protect My Investment (350 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Using VFD Technology to Improve Drawbridge Performance (228 KB)

 

Session C: Mechanical Systems-Hydraulics & Mechanisms

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Trunnion Bascule Bridge Static Stabilizing Systems (415 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  State of the Art Hydraulic Systems for Movable Bridges (270 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Recommended Revisions to Unit Stresses in Machinery Parts (367 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Inspection and Approval of Hydraulic Drive Machinery (1.8 MB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Operation and Maintenance of Hoisting Equipment for Flood Gates for Locks and Dams (700 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Field Welding for Bridge Rehabilitation (283 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Low Speed: High Torque Fluid Motor Drive for Movable Bridges (768 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Recommendations for Temporary and Permanent Installations of Bridge Navigation Lights and Reflective Materials (871 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Machinery Bases: Chemical Dependency (514 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Failure Analysis of High Strength Bolt’s Loss of Tension on Two Movable Bridges (1.2 MB)

 

Session D: Structures-Design & Maintenance

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Lightweight Bridge & Sidewalk Decking, New Products, New Designs, New Test Findings (830 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  An Advanced Concept in the Design of Large Unorthodox Structures (379 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Case Study: Substitution of Exodermic Deck for Concrete Filled Grid on a Vertical Lift Highway Bridge (366 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Abnormal Movement of Bascule Bridges (403 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Navigation Locks on the Mississippi (291 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  An Update on Evaluation Techniques and Repair Materials for Concrete Bridge Structures (310 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  The Columbus Drive Bascule Bridge (583 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Hydraulic Cylinder Drives for Existing Movable Bridges (669 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Renovation of the Duluth Aerial Bridge (483 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Corrosion Mechanisms in the Deterioration of Exposed Bridge Steel (235 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Use and Misuse of Galvanized Structural Bolts (244 KB)

 

Session E: Construction Controls-Methods, Scheduling & Cost

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Rehabilitation of a Railroad Swing Bridge Under Traffic (289 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Bascule Bridge Delay Claims-Problems and Recommendations (25 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Construction Control: A Method of Determining Traffic Alternatives (368 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Planning and Scheduling for Project Control (and Avoidance of Claims) (290 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  U.S. Army and Marine Corps Development Programs for Assault and Tactical Bridges (888 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Inspection Manuals for Movable Bridges (316 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Contract Estimating System (158 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Connecticut Movable Railroad Bridge Rehabilitation Program (628 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Claims: Image from an Owner’s Point of View (67 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Left Handed Bidding (129 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Construction Contracts: Median Bid (13 KB)

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Summary of ASME CIM Lecture (10 KB)

 

Session F: Liability & Loss Prevention

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Seminar (1.5 MB)

2018 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

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

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