3rd Symposium - St. Petersburg Hilton & Towers, St. Petersburg, FL November 12, 1990 - November 15, 1990

2018 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

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

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Volume #1

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Mechanical Automatic Program Control for Low Velocity Machinery (176 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Balancing of Movable Bridges by the Strain Gauge Technique (427 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    The Design of Drive Systems for Vertical Lift (435 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Electrical Cable of the Submarine Type (219 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Static Dissipation Lightning Protection for Movable Bridges (470 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Ruggedize or Rust Bridge Submarine Cables (242 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    From Drum Switches to Microprocessors: A Case History (635 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Concrete Swing Bridge Construction Report (320 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Bonneville Lock and Dam Concrete Swing Bridge (430 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Comparison of Two Electrohydraulic Drives (195 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Lessons Learned from Marine Accidents with Movable Bridges (250 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Criteria for the Design of Bridge Fender Systems (272 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Design Features of a Unique Swing Bridge Hydraulic and Control System (476 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Emergency Pier Replacement at Choctawhatchee Bay Bridge (246 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Vessel Collision Design of Movable Bridges (260 KB)

 

 

Volume #2

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Recommendations for Temporary & Permanent Installations of Bridge Navigation Lights and Reflective Material (168 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Classification of Structural Systems; Retractable Roofs for Stadia (544 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    FEA of Movable, Deployable Roofs & Bridges (563 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Structural & Construction Features Burlington Northern RR Vertical Lift Bridge 5.1 Over the Willamette, River in Portland, Oregon (205 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Replacement of the Pequonnock (Peck) River RR Bridge & Bridgeport Viaduct in Bridgeport, Connecticut (362 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Major Rehabilitation of Jefferson and Jackson Street Movable Bridges (416 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    A Proposed Scope for Movable Highway Bridge Machinery Inspection (588 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Standardizing Mechanical Inspections of Movable Bridges (188 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Strain Gauge Testing of Movable Bridge Brakes (364 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Development of a Prototype Remote Vibrational Monitoring System for Bridges (430 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    New Developments in Hydraulic Cylinder Concept (218 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Steel Grid Research (150 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Using Airbags to Reposition a Damaged Rolling Lift Bascule (371 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Operational Tests of Swing Span with Multiple Independent Span Drives (489 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    The Need for Single Failure Proof Design for the Movable Structures (735 KB)

 

 

Volume #3

Adobe Acrobat PDF file  Lock Systems and Lock Gate Systems (728 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Seabreeze Bridge Emergency Repairs (406 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Two New Hydraulic Systems for Florida Bridges (245 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Replace Electrical Torque Control Drive System with an Automatic Hydraulic Speed Control System (444 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Mezelet Dam: Turkey (508 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    ..Centenarian…Sea Lock/North Baltic Sea Canal (1003 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Improved Braking for Movable Bridges with Hydraulic Driver Mechanisms (456 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Bascule Bridge Over the Oste at Geverdorf (357 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Ship-Lifting Devices; An Explanation of Types (1.3 MB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Martinsvile Hydoelectric Power: Fast Draft Tube Gate (222 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Self-Destruction of a Strauss Bascule Bridge (379 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Gritty Grease Can Cause Big Problems (293 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Design Criteria for Shafts and Open Gearing on Movable Bridges (396 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Salvaging Large Gears by Non-Standard Re-Cutting (453 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Anti-Friction Bearings as Used on Movable Bridges (257 KB)

 

 

Volume #4

Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Adapting the Proposed AASHTO Controlled Shot Peening Specification to Movable Bridges (147 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Bascule Bridge Activated by a Cable System (244 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Torque Won’t Discover ‘Loose’ Bolts (717 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    State of the Art Mechanical Gear Systems (513 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Bolted Connections for Machinery; A Case Study (614 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Cost and Time Savings Through Shop Assembly of Movable Bridge Components Traditionally Field Assembled (278 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Rehabilitation of Two Railroad Swing Bridges for Amtrak (348 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Rehabilitation of Three 70 Yr. Old Bascule Bridges (662 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    State Street Bascule Bridge: A Single Leaf Span over the Root River in Racine, Wis. (627 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Replacement and Rehabilitation of Three Four-Leaf Bascule Spans (1.1 MB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Who Resolves the Problems?: A Resident Engineer’s Viewpoint (169 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    The Shop Drawing Process: Who is Communicating with Whom? (1.3 MB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    The Danziger Vertical Lift Bridge (560 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Rehabilitation of the Saga Bridge (295 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    A Four Lane Lift Bridge (380 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    Mechanical and Electrical Systems Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge at Portland (610 KB)


Adobe Acrobat PDF file    In-House Reconstruction of the One Hundred Year Old Carroll Street Bridge (2.2 MB)

2018 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

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

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