Unit 1. Bridges Classification.

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English in Bridge Engineering.

Unit 1. Bridges Classification.

Vocabulary.

mention - упоминать

in a wide sense - в широком смысле

provide a crossing over - обеспечить возможность пересечения

be classified - классифицироваться



function - функция

reinforced concrete - железобетон

сable-stayed - вантовый

include - включать

flexible - гнущийся

rigid - негнущийся

service life - срок службы

It has already been mentioned that bridges in a wide sense of this term mean constructional works comprising a superstruc­ture and a substructure. In a narrow sense this term means a structure built to provide a crossing over a river.

In technical literature bridges are classified according to their indications as follows:


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