culee tip divan

English translation: U abutment

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Romanian term or phrase:culee tip divan
English translation:U abutment
Entered by: Ioana Abrahan

15:17 May 1, 2013
Romanian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Romanian term or phrase: culee tip divan
Este vorba de un element al infrastructurii amplasate la capetele podurilor ce asigura racordarea podului si a terasamentelor.
Ioana Abrahan
Romania
Local time: 05:35
U abutment
Explanation:
There are different types of abutments including:

- Gravity Abutment, resists horizontal earth pressure with its own dead weight
- U Abutment, U shaped gravity abutment
- Cantilever Abutment, Cantilever retaining wall designed for large vertical loads
- Full Height Abutment, Cantilever abutment that extends from the underpass grade line to the grade line of the overpass roadway
- Stub Abutment, Short abutments at the top of an embankment or slope. Usually supported on piles
- Semi-Stub Abutment, Size between full height and stub abutment
- Counterfort Abutment, Similar to counterfort retaining walls
- Spill-through Abutment, Vertical buttresses with open spaces between them
- MSE systems,“Reinforced earth” system: modular units with metal or polymeric reinforcement
- Pile Bent abutment, Similar to Spill-through Abutment

Am mai gasit urmatoarele terminologii:
hollow abutment - culee chesonată (cu goluri)
projecting abutment - culee proeminentă


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U abutment


Explanation:
There are different types of abutments including:

- Gravity Abutment, resists horizontal earth pressure with its own dead weight
- U Abutment, U shaped gravity abutment
- Cantilever Abutment, Cantilever retaining wall designed for large vertical loads
- Full Height Abutment, Cantilever abutment that extends from the underpass grade line to the grade line of the overpass roadway
- Stub Abutment, Short abutments at the top of an embankment or slope. Usually supported on piles
- Semi-Stub Abutment, Size between full height and stub abutment
- Counterfort Abutment, Similar to counterfort retaining walls
- Spill-through Abutment, Vertical buttresses with open spaces between them
- MSE systems,“Reinforced earth” system: modular units with metal or polymeric reinforcement
- Pile Bent abutment, Similar to Spill-through Abutment

Am mai gasit urmatoarele terminologii:
hollow abutment - culee chesonată (cu goluri)
projecting abutment - culee proeminentă


Sper sa te ajute in traducere!


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abutment
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