The portal bracing in a truss bridge is used to

The web crippling due to excessive bearing stress can be avoided by

Battening is preferable when the
i) column carries axial load only
ii) space between the two main components is not very large
iii) column is eccentrically loaded
The correct answer is

Bearing stiffeners are provided at
i) the supports
ii) the mid span
iii) the point of application of concentrated loads
The correct answer is

Study the following statements.
i) Top lateral bracing prevents the sidesway buckling of the chord.
ii) Sway bracing keeps the rectangular shape of the bridge cross-section.
iii) Sway bracing transfers the load from top of end posts to bearings.
The correct answer is

Select the correct statement

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