Bridge Engineering

Helping to shape bridges in a better way

With ALLPLAN's innovative BIM solution for bridge engineering, users can create an interdisciplinary 4D model of any bridge type. The common data environment enables use of the comprehensive 3D bridge model for detailing and drawing production and the same model to be used for generating the analysis model to perform structural analysis including reinforcement design and code checking.

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ALLPLAN – BIM SOLUTIONS
FOR BRIDGE
 ENGINEERING

To design and build attractive and safe bridges, reliably meet deadlines and budget targets, ultimate transparency as well as clear communication and coordination with project partners is essential and requires powerful software tools.

With Allplan Bridge you can easily model, analyse, design, and detail different kinds of bridges. You work with a single solution from parametric model creation with a high level of detail, including prestressing, to integration of the construction process, structural analysis, reinforcement design and detailing.

because everything is accomplished with one software solution – the common data environment minimizes unnecessary data exchange and re-entry between different solutions.

 

time saving through adaption of project templates and model modifications that occur throughout the entire design phase that are made quickly, easily and reliably.

due to modeling techniques which are tailored for bridges and workflows for different bridge types, such as precast girder bridges.

reuse of data as a result of the parametric model description - modeled bridge elements can be saved as a template and reused in subsequent projects.

DO YOU CONSTANTLY STRUGGLE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES?

Inconsistent design data from different data sources and formats from different parties involved.

Numerous time-consuming design modifications leading to inconsistencies and poor design quality.

Due to lack of time, unable to create as many design variants as needed to find the best solution.

Constantly re-entering the same data over and over again in your projects taking up design time.

12 REASONS TO CHOOSE ALLPLAN

Quickly integrate all common terrain formats, display, and conveniently edit digital terrain models.

Work with a single solution from parametric model creation with a high level of detail, including prestressing, to integration of the construction process and structural analysis of the bridge model.

The 3D parametric model description considers the road layout, bridge alignment and required cross-sections, making model configuration and variation fast and easy. This can be done either directly in the software or even via scripting.

Create several parametric pre-tensioned and post-tensioned tendon types – with immediate and subsequent bonding, internal and external, longitudinal, transverse and vertical.

Allplan Bridge automatically generates the analysis model from the geometrical model. This greatly reduces the amount of work and susceptibility to errors.

Time as a fourth dimension is considered when specifying the construction process. Amongst other things it is possible to define and compare different schedules for the same bridge structure.

All permanent and variable loads are combined between each other into a final envelope. This envelope is used to perform reinforcement design and code checking.

The entire 4D model adjusts in the event of any change, such as in relation to the alignment. Hence, if the geometry of an axis changes, the entire bridge model is adjusted automatically.

Even challenging bridges with double curvature and varying cross-sections are reinforced conveniently and rapidly. Various transitions and rules can be defined, such as how the reinforcement joints are to be carried out, to enable automatic reinforcement generation.

From initial plans through to materials, quantities, and final general arrangement and reinforcement drawings - quality and accuracy to rely on, for stakeholders and construction partners with cloud based Bimplus platform.

ALLPLAN follows the OPEN BIM concept. Not only can the geometrical model be exchanged using numerous formats, such as IFC, but also the analytical model can be shared with other applications.

ALLPLAN’s bridge experts have over 30 years’ experience supporting engineers worldwide. You can benefit from our technical experts providing comprehensive product consultancy, training, and support.

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ALLPLAN’s BIM solutions cover the entire design to build process, taking collaborative workflows to new levels, enabling more precision and greater productivity in the realization of your projects. Expect more from your bridge design software!

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WHAT OUR
ALLPLAN CLIENTS SAY:

“Allplan is our primary solution to implement BIM in our complex bridge and highway projects”

PT Waskita Karya Tbk

“With Allplan Bridge we were able to achieve the complete modeling of an atypical bridge”

Cabletec Co Ltd

“As our bridge projects from all over the world show, Allplan Bridge provides the best solution now and, in the future”

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CUSTOMER PROJECTS DESIGNED AND BUILT WITH ALLPLAN

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Bridge Design

Rize-Artvin Airport Bridge

Turkey

As part of the works, the airport required a new cast in-situ, post-tensioned bridge to connect to the existing roads between the towns of Rize and Artvin. ­Spanning 444 meters, the bridge deck will reach a variable thickness of 120 to 180 cm and contain 13 spans along the length when construction is finished.

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Bridge Design

Altglienicker Bridge

Berlin, Germany

The unique arch shape between the pavement and the road enables optimal load transfer with the smallest possible dimensions. A low construction height is achieved via a small cross-girder span, which, on the one hand, overcomes the narrow conditions in the watercourse area, and on the other hand, uses less material. A lateral arch overhang – which absorbs the transverse bending and provides stability – can also be used as a lighting strip. structure.

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Bridge Design

Queensferry Crossing

Edinburgh, Scotland (GB)

The Queensferry Crossing near Edinburgh in Scotland is a cablestayed bridge with three pylons over 200 m in height. It is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Europe and benefitted from ultramodern reinforcement planning in 3D.

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