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SINGLE-WALL COFFER DAM [1 record]

Record 1 1987-06-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Cofferdams and Dewatering (Construction)
CONT

Single-wall cofferdams are commonly employed in the construction of bridge piers and other structures small in area in relation to large structures such as locks and dams. They are internally braced against water and earth pressure by means of one or more horizontal tiers of bracing.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Épuisements et batardeaux (Construction)
DEF

Type de batardeau avec une rangée de palplanches à l'extérieur.

Spanish

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