In order to enhance knowledge level of students about good construction practices and integration of theoretical studies with the practical aspects of construction of precast structural elements ‘Department of Civil Engineering’ organized an industrial visit to ‘Extrados Bridge Construction on river Yamuna at Barapullah Phase 3’ for 3rd year students.
Students were found very enthusiastic to get more knowledge about construction works related to precast segments of Extrados Bridge.
The students were briefed about the work in progress at project site by the site engineers. All queries raised by the students were addressed by the site engineers and Mr. Nithil Malguri (Senior Design Engineer) along with ABESIT faculty members who accompanied during the visit.
Students learned about Contract Documents and Drawings, Pre-casting of segments, Different types of girders, Pre-Stressing of tendons, Reinforcement and formwork for Reinforced Cement Concrete (RCC) works, Laying and compaction of pumped cement concrete, Working of Launching Girder, Bar bending schedule, cutting of bars and stirrups to name a few.