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12:50 Mar 23, 2018
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Rehabilitation
Spanish term or phrase:cajón
From an inspection report from Spain for translation to British English. Talking about actions to reinforce building structure.
"Pilares: refuerzo mediante empresillado o cajón metálico."
Explanation: We saw a lot of this in California after the 1989 earthquake. All the highway bridge and overpass columns were retrofitted with steel and concrete jackets.
by S Jacketing - Related articles
Seismic Retrofit of Bridge Columns by. Steel Jacketing. Y. H. CHAI, M. J. NIGEL PRIESTLEY, AND FRIEDER SEIBLE. Inadequate flexural strength and ducLility of shear strength of concrete bridge columns has resulted in collapse or severe damage of a number of California bridges in recent moderate earthquakes.
Typical steel jacket retrofit details: (a) full height (b) typical section ... https://www.researchgate.net/.../Typical-steel-jacket-retrof...
See figure: '13: Typical steel jacket retrofit details: (a) full height (b) typical section. ' from publication 'RELIABILITY BASED SEISMIC PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF RETROFITTED CONCRETE BRIDGE BENT' on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.
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