Sentence Examples

  • The abutment towers are similar to the river towers.
  • That at the left abutment is R 1 =W 1+ W 2+ ...-R2.
  • On the abutment towers the chains are connected by horizontal links, carried on rockers, to anchor ties.
  • Each chain over a shore span consists of two segments, the longer attached to the tie at the top of the river tower, the shorter to the link at the top of the abutment tower, and the two jointed together at the lowest point.
  • Eads, the engineer, determined to establish the piers and abutments on rock at a depth for the east pier and east abutment of 136 ft.