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A fixed bridge supported at three or more points and capable of resisting bending and shearing forces at all sections throughout its length.



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PONTOON BRIDGE

A fixed floating bridge supported by pontoons.

ALLIGATOR SHEARS

A cutting tool with a fixed lower blade and a movable upper blade (shearing arm) that moves in an arc around a fulcrum pin; used mainly for shearing applications that do not require great accuracy.

BRIDGE BEARING

The support at a bridge pier carrying the weight of the bridge; may be fixed or seated on expansion rollers.

PLATE GIRDER BRIDGE

A fixed bridge consisting, in its simplest form, of two flange plates welded to a web plate in the overall shape of an I.

CANTILEVER BRIDGE

A fixed bridge consisting of two spans projecting toward each other and joined at their ends by a suspended simple span.

BOX-GIRDER BRIDGE

A fixed bridge consisting of steel girders fabricated by welding four plates into a box section.

S.U.S.

Saybolt Universal Second. Unit of oils viscosity. The time required for a fixed volume of oil to flow through a tube of a definite diameter at constant temperature.

VANE

A fixed or adjustable plate inserted in a gas or air stream used to change the direction of flow.

PILOT HOUSE

The enclosed space on the navigating bridge from which a ship is controlled when under way. See bridge

CARDINAL BUOY

A seamark, i.e. a buoy, indicating the north, east, south or west from a fixed point, e.g. a wreck

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