The replacement Tower Road lift bridge in Birkenhead was raised for the first time on 25th April 2018. This marks a key milestone in progressing the project currently being built by lead contractor Dawnus. The first lift was carried out to check the alignment of the...
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Month: <span>April 2018</span>
We recently attended the IABSE Future of Design event hosted by the University of Edinburgh Business School. The event is always a good oportunity to meet people working in a variety of areas within the bridges and structures sectors. On this occasion the speakers...
Eadon Consulting often receives enquiries from around the world relating to large moving structures they require assistance with. Back in December 2009 we received an initial contact from structural engineering consultancy Novare Design (formally Peters and Cheung) in New Zealand. They had heard of a potential project coming up and wanted to secure our services to assist them and their client McConnell Dowell with a moving bridge.
Eadon Consulting’s analysis capability is used to support our own internal design work as well as to support the design work of others and to substantiate existing equipment. In addition to standard static finite element analysis we can also carry out complex and non-linear studies including seismic, dynamic, transient, thermal, time history & blast analysis.
For many years the benefits of using 3D CAD systems have been commonly known but until quite recently the limitations of both the software and hardware available meant that 2D CAD was the tool of choice for most engineers.