John Hizer, P.E., S.E.

See what John Hizer has to say about construction engineering and the scaffolding industry.

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A thermal load is defined as the temperature that causes the effect on buildings and structures, such as outdoor air temperature, solar radiation, underground temperature, indoor air temperature and the heat source equipment inside the building. ASCE 7-15 section 2.3.5 and 2.4.4 specifically...
The proper design of bridge overhang brackets and related falsework is critical. Failure to properly design this falsework can result in partial collapse of the formwork/falsework, damage to the bridge structure and damage to equipment. Typical bridge construction requires the use of falsework to...