superstructure


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superstructure

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

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As an alternative to the full 4-day course, NHI offers two individual 2-day courses: 130081A, a version of the course focusing only on steel structures, and 130081B, a version on concrete superstructures.
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.
While, when considering the interaction between superstructure and raft foundation, superstructure will bear some load of the raft foundation as a result of release of moment and reduces the stress and strain in the raft and results in the increase of forces in the superstructure (Jian S.
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.
When the test stand was rebuilt, the contractors painted a giant American flag on the superstructure as if to say "you can't burn this.
The key concepts in this passage are forces of production, relations of production, economic structure, and superstructure.
V Studio reinforces fuse's direct "unfiltered" interaction with its audience by employing a variety of state-of-the-art technologies, most evident in its dramatic, two-story superstructure of LED screens shaped to spell out F-U-S-E.
The concrete superstructure is designed as a two-tier slab.
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.