substituyendo la estructura tipica de porticos por cajones prefabricados

English translation: caisson

09:11 Feb 18, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / housing design
Spanish term or phrase: substituyendo la estructura tipica de porticos por cajones prefabricados
Good Morning,

I am editing a paper on bridges. they refer to the a technique called "Habitable hollow beam" and modular -arch system.

my doubt in the "field" above is the cajones - it has been translated as drawers but I don´t think so.

can you help?

thanking you in advance
Jacinta Harrington-Flynn
Spain
Local time: 20:43
English translation:caisson
Explanation:
Tal y como he comentado en el hilo de discusión, me inclino que el término para "cajón" es "caisson".
Aporto los siguientes links para verificación:
Sobre el término "caisson":
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caisson_(engineering)
Páginas 11-12:
https://avdiaz.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/cimentaciones-y-f...
https://books.google.es/books?id=jmISAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PR99&ots=y...

Espero que le pueda ser de ayuda.

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Note added at 2 horas (2018-02-18 11:17:47 GMT)
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Well... following clarification by the asker, I think that "cajón" can refer to "foundation" (i.e. "cimiento"/"cimentación").

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Ana Perez Coelho
Spain
Local time: 20:43
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caisson


Explanation:
Tal y como he comentado en el hilo de discusión, me inclino que el término para "cajón" es "caisson".
Aporto los siguientes links para verificación:
Sobre el término "caisson":
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caisson_(engineering)
Páginas 11-12:
https://avdiaz.files.wordpress.com/2008/08/cimentaciones-y-f...
https://books.google.es/books?id=jmISAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PR99&ots=y...

Espero que le pueda ser de ayuda.

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Note added at 2 horas (2018-02-18 11:17:47 GMT)
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Well... following clarification by the asker, I think that "cajón" can refer to "foundation" (i.e. "cimiento"/"cimentación").



Ana Perez Coelho
Spain
Local time: 20:43
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Notes to answerer
Asker: thank you so much. i made a mistake when i said bridges. it refers to a prefabricated system of housing.

Asker: thank you again! have a nice day !


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  neilmac: Well spotted!
1 hr
  -> Thanks, neilmac! I hope that my explanation help to the asker in some way ;-)

agree  JohnMcDove
158 days
  -> Thank you!!! :-)
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