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report on effect of bridge deck insulation on icing conditions

Glenn L. Downey

report on effect of bridge deck insulation on icing conditions

by Glenn L. Downey

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Published by Nebraska Department of Roads, Bridge Design Section in [Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges -- Snow and ice control.,
  • Bridges -- Floors.,
  • Insulation (Heat)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEffect of bridge deck insulation on icing conditions.
    Statementby G. L. Downey, R. T. Delorm, and the Bridge Design Section, Department of Roads.
    ContributionsDelorm, R. T., Nebraska. Dept. of Roads. Bridge Design Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14140227M

      RAAF Crash East Sale and Nomad Problems. (the Westgate Bridge collapse was instrumental in delaying the commencement of the flight test program and the extra time allowed) the design development of a much more capable roll control system - the aircraft is the closest most fixed wing pilots will ever come to flying a helicopter. DC flashover performance of ice-covered composite insulators with a parallel air gap (CI/PAG) is an important technical consideration when such insulators are used to isolate ground wires for the purpose of DC ice-melting. Tests on tension and suspension types of CI/PAG were thus carried out in the artificial climate chamber to investigate their DC icing flashover performance.

    During the days of the snow precipitation, conditions on the experimental bridge deck located near the surrogate bridge freezing sensor were monitored. The bridge deck surface underneath the snow was also dry, being in the same condition as the surface of the slab underneath the snow. Records of the event are given in Figures and Differential icing is similar to the â bridge deckâ problem whereby the bridge deck freezes before the adjacent road sections in that they both are considered safety hazards (5). Thus, differential icing must be considered in the design of the pavement system.

    Keeping such bridges open even in icing conditions is really not rocket science. What, to me anyway, is the obvious solution – to pass an electrical heating current through the bridge’s support cables – doesn’t seem to be “obvious” to other research scientists and engineers whose “Thermal Systems” for .   Keeping such bridges open even in icing conditions is really not rocket science. What, to me anyway, is the obvious solution – to pass an electrical heating current through the bridge’s support cables – doesn’t seem to be “obvious” to other research scientists and engineers whose “Thermal Systems” for melting the ice are.


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Report on effect of bridge deck insulation on icing conditions by Glenn L. Downey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A report on effect of bridge deck insulation on icing conditions. [Glenn L Downey; R T Delorm; Nebraska.

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board insulation in highway construction. Eleven of the 19 agencies have observed differential icing conditions between the in- sulated and uninsulated pavement sections (similar to bridge deck icings). Seven of the 11 indicated that the differential icing conditions are, to some extent, an obstacle to more wide spread use of insulating layers.

The amount of ice formed on an insulator string plays a key role in the electrical strength of ice-covered insulators. The ice-flashover strength of horizontal strings is significantly higher than. This paper contains the results of an extensive investigation of the effects of ice accretion due to in-cloud icing, on the aerodynamic characteristics of bridge hangers and stay cables.

Flashover on outdoor insulation caused by atmospheric icing and consequent power outages caused by contaminated ice or snow has been reported by a. Obviously, any decision regarding insulation of bridge decks will depend on the ef­ fect of the insulation during each condition.

That the effect of the insulation could be beneficial under some but not all of these conditions is also obvious. Further com­ plicating any decision regarding the benefits of the insulation is the effect of the use. To prevent the bridge piers or towers (with non-conducting concrete surfaces) from icing up, they could have been surface fitted with new electrical heating trace cables which are then appropriately electrically-powered for deicing when necessary.

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Interviewed AE and/or designated management representative(s). Insulators for Icing and Polluted Environments (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering) Masoud Farzaneh, William A.

Chisholm Learn to correct icing and pollution problems in electrical line insulationWritten by prominent experts in the field, this book takes an in-depth look at the issues of electrical insulators for icing and polluted. The presentation follows a logical sequence, starting with the icing climate and meteorological conditions, proceeding through development of observations and models of accretion and release of ice and heavy snow, then considering static and dynamic mechanical loads, the effects of ice and snow on electrical insulation, de-icing, ice prevention.

To combat this problem, a bridge deck anti-icing system was installed on a bridge on southbound Interstate 75 at the north interchange to Corbin, Kentucky in October This system can be actuated early before ice and snow form on the bridge to create hazardous driving conditions.

The signal circuits could be used to report to the power supply control electronics at one end of the cable, the output of heating current sensors at the other end of the cable, to help to detect current leakage faults in the cable strands’ insulation, to implement a residual current device, to trigger safety power-cut-outs or circuit-breakers, most notably.

The basic purpose of this study was to investigate three bridges in the northern section of Louisiana in an attempt to determine if there is sufficient deterioration and corrosion of the reinforcing steel to warrant a comprehensive study of bridge decks in this area of the state which is exposed to icing conditions during the winter months.

Aircraft icing refers to ice formation and accumulation on the windward surface of aircrafts. It is mainly caused by the striking of unstable supercooled water droplets suspended in clouds onto a solid surface.

Aircraft icing poses an increasing threat to the safety of flight due to the damage of aerodynamic shape. This review article provides a comprehensive understanding of the preparation.

The early morning hours, just before sunrise, are ideal times for bridge deck icing/ frosting to occur. The prediction of these icing conditions is particularly difficult, especially for rural areas with elevation changes and varied roadside vegetation coverage.These occurrences are difficult to predict.

They delay the treatment of these surfaces and heighten driver exposure to unsafe conditions. This project involved the installation and evaluation of an automated anti-icing system intended to pre-emptively treat a bridge surface with de-icing chemical and eliminate the icing potential at the site.Research Report; "Insulation of Concrete Bridge Decks;" KYP The attached report concludes a phase of study pertaining to the moderation of some insidious effects of freezing temperatures.

In this study, we were especially concerned with the possibilities of preventing premature icing on bridges. Some rather marvelous.