superstructure


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superstructure

That portion of a building or other structure that is aboveground.

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The new series complements NHI's LRFD for Highway Bridge Superstructures, course number 130081, which has been updated from instructor-led to a mixed-delivery format and follows AASHTO LRFD specifications.
In the case of incoming SH waves, the foundation response (i.e., the effective input motion) and the superstructure response are sought after.
The board members also questioned whether the superstructure is truly a viable option.
PDC is developing the superstructure of the liquids jetty in a 90:10 joint venture with the Oman Oil Company, which formed the Duqm Petroleum Terminal Company in May.
Gigantic balls of flame began spewing out of the superstructure, scattering showers of sparks and billowing smoke.
The "thriving mix" Kamps displays, justified by the Althusserian idea that superstructures produce an "infinity of effects," makes "materialist" virtually synonomous with "culturalist." Fredric Jameson in an afterword praising the flowering conjunction of Shakespeare and theory, adjusts the term somewhat, stipulating focus on "radical (or Marxist) Shakespeare," and notes the scarcity of economic study here, as Kamps does inviting future scholarship.
The key concepts in this passage are forces of production, relations of production, economic structure, and superstructure. There is a vast literature dealing with these concepts and the way they are supposedly interrelated in the modus operandi of the theory.
1, UKT with forest superstructure with low front ramp - 1 pc,
NHI's structures program area offers additional classroom-based and online training in seismic analysis, earthquake engineering, and superstructure design for interested structural engineers.
The project involves the deck replacement, including superstructure rehabilitation, of the Grand Central Parkway bridge over Winchester Boulevard and the Cross Island Parkway.
Half hidden by trees and built of large blocks of local limestone, the old abutment has a Classical, Ledoux-like quality and is a miniature monumental counterpoint to van Postel's fragile superstructure. Romance permeates the place.
The drama of Giencke's structure was more powerful in the raw construction than it is in the finished building, now that both materials are painted white and much superstructure has been added.