Cross drainage works, Mechanical Engineering

Cross Drainage Works:

Culverts

A large number of culverts are needed for taking care of the streams crossing the railway lines. The culverts can be one of the following types:

(a) Masonry arch

(b) Brick arch

(c) RCC slab

(d) RCC box

(e) RCC pipes

Bridges

Bridges are provided across rivers crossing the railway line. The types of bridges used are:

(a) RCC slab

(b) RCC T-beam and slab

(c) Pre-stressed Concrete beam

(d) Steel plate girders

(e) Steel truss girders (for long spans)

The foundations are either open foundations or well foundations (for long spans). The piers and abutments are constructed in masonry, mass concrete or RCC.

The waterway for the bridges is fixed carefully after calculating the maximum possible discharge. Adequate clearance is provided over the highest flood level upto the bearings to take care of floating trees.

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 1:18:15 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Cross drainage works, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Cross drainage works, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Cross drainage works Discussions

Write discussion on Cross drainage works
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions

INTREPRETATION OF DEFECTS Intrepretation is an important factor is controlling the quality of the product on economic levels. Sometimes for want of proper decision, proj

A hole of 25 mm diameter and 62.5 mm depth is to be drilled. The suggested feed is 1.25 mm/rev.and the cutting speed is 60 m/min. Assume the clearance height is 5 mm. Determine: f

a) Determine the relative error if 2/3 is approximate to 0.667. b) √29 = 5.385 and √Π= 3.317 Correct to 4 significant figures. Determine the relative errors in their sum and dif

A plane wall (thermal conductivity = 10.2 w/m o c) of 100 mm thickness and area 3m 2 has steady surface temperature of 170 o c and 100 o c. Evaluate :- (i) The temperature

Give the working and consideration of a diaphragm spring single plate clutch in disengaged position. Discuss in detail the constructional features of a clutch plate. Explain the

Explain the Importance of jigs and fixtures: Enhance productivity. Rapid production work. Reduces manufacturing costs. Complex and heavy components can be

Question: As shown in the figure, the jet transport B is flying north with a velocity V B = 600 Km/h when a smaller aircraft A passes underneath the transport headed in the 60

Show schematic diagram showing the layout of transmission system of four-wheel driven car. Explain briefly the following types of frame: (a) Conventional frame (b) Integra

If Engine Does Not Start at Cranking Speed Causes of Problem Remedy Incorrect electrode gap of spark plug Fouled spar