Erection method of pontoon-bridge crossing

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to pontoon-ferry craft designed for crossing water basins. Pontoon link is lowered by guides in folded state. When link exits the guide extreme pontoons 1, 2 turn on axles 3, 4 due to a moment developed by pontoon weight force applied to its center of gravity. Engaged by extreme pontoons cables 10 actuate pyrocartridges, as a result, pressure increases in chambers 9 pulling apart pontoons 5, 6 tightened by cord 8 and creates in the last one a large stress, which leads to its destruction. As a result chambers 9 fastly increase in volume under pressure of combustion products, which leads to turn of pontoons 5, 6 about axis 7 and increase of angle between them. At drop in water immersion of ends of pontoons near chambers 9 is decelerated by earlier action of buoyancy force on them, the other ends move faster, which results in closing of ends of middle pontoons with each other and with the ends of extreme pontoons. Locks 11 are automatically closed and pontoon-bridge link is ready for operation immediately after its discharge into water.

EFFECT: technical result consists is faster passage of water basins and less labour force required providing the possibility of river crossing at high flow rate and improved operational characteristics.

4 cl, 4 dwg

 



 

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FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: device comprises the ice crossing in which the holes are made throughout the intended route of cargo transportation on its both sides, through which the reinforced concrete units are lowered under ice by means of cables. Discs are fixed to the upper ends of cables. The length of cables is selected in such a way that the ice doesn't rise above the initial position relative to the bottom when flexural-gravity waves occur. The distance between the openings along the crossing is equal to the length of resonant flexural-gravity waves λp. The discs are also installed in the middle between them at a distance from them equal to λp/2, under the ice. On either sides of the crossing all disks are rigidly connected with strong horizontal beams by means of racks.

EFFECT: hardening of ice crossing.

2 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: invention can be used to build the ice crossing on natural ice. Method for building the ice crossing includes arrangement of vessels with variable buoyancy before the formation of natural ice on water basin. Each vessel is fixed at the bottom by wrapping cable with hose around the shaft fixed in the supports and filled with gas under pressure. Then, the ice covering is reinforced by disposal of the reinforcing material on its surface and subsequent freezing of ice layer on its surface. After formation of frozen layer, the vessels are lifted, and the value of buoyant force, which counteracts the load, generated by transport vehicles and moved by cargo, is determined by formula: , where: Vk - displacement of one vessel, m3; B - width of ice crossing, m; a”к” - width of one vessel to the width of ice crossing, m; b“к” - length of one vessel in the direction of ice crossing, m; ρw - water density, kg/m3; ρair - air density, kg/m3; h“пл” - thickness of ice above the water surface, m; ρi - ice density, kg/m3; P“к” - weight of vessel in the air, n; l - length of hoses to one vessel, m; S“тш” - cross-section area of the hose, m2; ρ“мк” - density of the vessel material, kg/m3; g - acceleration of gravity, m/s2. During summer vessels are used as pontoon ferry.

EFFECT: improving the efficiency.

6 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: proposed device comprises channel-section beams welded in jointed surfaces of hulls being jointed with thrusts secured in pairs to said beams that have braces and thrusts with mating bores welded thereto. Note here that beams with thrusts makes a guide structure for displacement of wedge retainer to lock the brace of one hull in coupling bore of the other one. Wedge retainer comprises wedge displacing downward into inclined slots composed of thrust inner surface with hole and brace surface, and base locked at lower position.

EFFECT: higher reliability of joint at high dynamic loads, easier assembly and disassembly.

4 cl, 2 dwg

Pontoon belt bridge // 2534133

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to transfer-bridge facilities, i.e. to pontoon bridges. A pontoon belt bridge with three traffic lines includes collapsible river and coastal links joined to each other in longitudinal and transverse direction by means of joint units, and the links comprise hingedly connected pontoons equipped with traffic areas built into decks. Height of pontoons of the middle traffic line is 1.4…2 times higher than the height of pontoons of the extreme traffic lines. Width of the traffic part of the middle traffic line is equal to 15.3…16 m, and width of the traffic part of each extreme traffic line is equal to 6.5…7 m.

EFFECT: using proposed technical solution will make it possible to increase load capacity and throughput capacity of a pontoon belt bridge approximately twice due to increase of its longitudinal strength and expansion of traffic parts of extreme traffic lines.

7 dwg

Pontoon bridge // 2507337

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: pontoon bridge comprises ramp bays with gangways, interior bays, access ramps, end sections. All sections and bays are connected to each other by jointing units made in the form of a fork with a closing mechanism and an ear and installed in pairs on adjacent transoms of all types of sections and bays. The pontoon bridge comprises two coastal ferries and a river ferry. The coastal ferry is assembled from a ramp bay with transoms, interior bays of the coastal ferry and access ramps. The river ferry is assembled from interior bays of the river ferry assembled from separate pontoons. Two end sections are fixed to the transom of the interior bay, and access ramps and the interior bay of the coastal ferry are connected to the other transom of each end section. The traffic area of each end section is made at the angle of 6°, and in the upper part of its transom facing the interior bay of the coastal ferry, there are seats of access ramp installation, which with their lower part are installed on the traffic area of the interior bay of the coastal ferry.

EFFECT: increased length of a pontoon bridge and throughput capacity of a bridge.

4 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: in ice massif, at certain distance L from crack edge an inclined cut is made at angle more than 45 degrees towards crack and at edges of this inclined cut vertical cuts are made perpendicular to crack propagation direction so that ice slab cut in this way slips under gravity along inclined surface and closes the crack. After crack closure depression formed at surface of ice structure is filled with snow and compacted until it acquired required strength.

EFFECT: crack closure method allows reliable blocking of the crack upper part, smoothening of formed depression by snow filling and compaction and ensuring strength characteristics for damaged surface area of the ice structure.

3 dwg

Sea bridge // 2498003

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: sea bridge is made of giant balls-floats from stiff foam plastic in a strong shell and ropes stretching via their middle with tubular elements of an overbridge on strainers and bearings, making it possible for the floats to rotate around the overbridge.

EFFECT: possibility to use a bridge for transportation of cargo and passengers via bays, channels, where ordinary bridges may not operate.

1 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: pontoon bridge comprises floating metal supports and a traffic area laid onto a beam metal span of the bridge. Floating supports are hollow waterproof metal vessels, which are trapezoid-shaped when looked at from the side above the deep-water line and ellipsoid-shaped under the deep-water line. Supports are connected in pairs at the level of the deep-water line with transversely aligned hinged joints and two longitudinal ropes that are common for the bridge and strength via foci of large axes of vessel ellipsoids, with a metal sheet on top overlapping above a rubber sheet at the bottom in the upper part of adjacent vessels coupled with hinged joints. Longitudinal ropes stretching via foci of large axes of vessel ellipsoids may be fixed with their ends via lanyards to the beam metal bridge span or to anchor devices on the shore. A rope conductor for each longitudinal rope may be a cylinder that connects two appropriate boards of vessel ellipsoids at the technologically justified level without damage to water tightness of the metal vessel.

EFFECT: invention allows increasing bridge service life and carrying capacity.

3 cl, 2 dwg

FIELD: construction.

SUBSTANCE: method includes freezing of previously stretched steel springs at both sides of the crossing along its length. After its freezing the stretching forces are removed. For freezing of springs into their ice cover they are heated to the temperature above the ice melting temperature by means of electric current sending through ropes. After their submersion into the ice cover for the depth of more than the diameter of the spring, the electric current supply is stopped. The surface of the ice crossing prepared by this surface is exposed to low atmospheric temperatures t<0°C to total freezing of water in grooves that occurred during ice melting.

EFFECT: increased load-lifting capacity.

2 dwg

Ferry-bridge // 2467913

FIELD: transporte.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates crossing appliances, namely to ferries and pontoon bridges. Proposed appliance consists of identical individual or interconnected ferries. Every ferry includes folding pontoon links composed of articulated two extreme and two central pontoons with built-in roadways and transom joints. Propulsors are arranged between said folding links. Displacement folding links are arranged on ends of every ferry with decks arranged on part of their length and inclined to transoms equipped with articulated triangular gang boards furnished with two-way roadways and lifted above water surface by gantry. Ends of extreme pontoon gang boards are furnished with paired fixed thrusts. Said ferries are jointed by transom joint links of extreme displacement folding links. Gang boards of said links are arranged and secured on pontoon deck inclined sections. Clearance between said paired thrusts makes 4-6 mm.

EFFECT: easier and faster deployment.

10 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to stream-crossing expedients. Proposed segment comprises articulated medium and extreme pontoons with roadway built in deck. Medium pontoons transoms accommodate segment joint assemblies while extreme pontoon transoms support eye bolts and bypass units. Outer board of one of extreme pontoons is furnished with extending flexible folding sector-like floater consisting of inflatable wedge-like vessels arranged between frames. Said frames are fixed in recesses to turn about vertical axles mounted at the center of recess adjoining the roadway. Another extreme pontoon is equipped with rigid pod with length equal to that of pontoon pivoted to the latter to turn about axis parallel with segment lengthwise axis. Said pod features triangular prism shape. With pod in top position, one face of said prism continues segment bottom outlines and, with pod in position, another face does it. Third face is provided with joint device made up of, for example, ear and yoke with moving pin for jointing segments together in pontoon bridges and ferries.

EFFECT: expanded applications.

9 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to inflatable catamarans. In compliance with first version, inflatable catamaran comprises air cylinders, carcass, container for legs with exposed top with swing-back cover. Said container has openings or lugs on front and rear sides and cover to receive carcass crosswise tubes to be secured to inflatable cylinders. In compliance with second version, inflatable catamaran comprises cylinders, carcass and cockpit made up of a box with sidewalls inclined outward and bottom provided with lugs for carcass transverse tubes.

EFFECT: improved operating conditions.

6 cl, 2 dwg

Collapsible unit // 2304066

FIELD: crossing bridge means; collapsible pontoons and ferries.

SUBSTANCE: proposed collapsible unit includes two end articulated and two middle pontoons, ramp and collapsible streamlined shields located on one of transoms of collapsible unit. Each ramp is provided with longitudinal guides on lower plane and each collapsible streamlined shield is made from middle section and two end articulated sections locked with braces relative to middle section. Middle section is provided with stop and is movably connected with longitudinal guides of ramp by means of rollers located on upper edge of shield and is rotatably connected by means of connecting rods articulated at one end to lugs on rear plane of middle section; at other end provided with tubular head it is articulated to axles found on side walls of ramp.

EFFECT: facilitated action of crew in handling the collapsible shields during ferry crossing; reduction of time required for loading the equipment on and unloading the equipment from ferry.

7 dwg

FIELD: self-propelled party ferries; crossing through river barriers.

SUBSTANCE: proposed self-propelled ferry may be self-propelled in water, may be transported by land and launched into water by means of specialized vehicle. Ferry is provided with swivel deployment mechanisms interconnected together and equipped with roadway; ferry includes central propulsion pontoon and side hinged pontoons having sledge lines at fore and aft transoms, deckhouse with control members, engine and its associated systems and propulsion and steering complex mounted in propulsion pontoon, swivel fore and aft fairings, wash plates and ramps. Fore and aft deck parts of propulsion pontoon are extended beyond fore and aft transoms in side pontoons for mounting fore superstructure with built-in deckhouse and aft superstructure and laying the side pontoons between superstructures, thus transforming the ferry into three-tier stack when shifting it from deployed to stowed position. For deployment of the ferry to working position, mounting the fairings, ramps and wash plates and folding them in the stowed position, ferry is provided with hydraulic system with actuating hydraulic cylinders. Deckhouse is lightly armored. Each pontoon and aft superstructure are divided into watertight compartments by means of bulkheads. Engine fuel tanks and hydraulic fluid tanks for hydraulic system are arranged in middle compartment of center pontoon; power plant and one water-jet propeller of propulsion and steering complex are arranged in aft compartment; second water-jet propeller is arranged in aft compartment of the same pontoon. Storage battery unit of electrical equipment system is located in racks on level of deck in central compartment of aft superstructure. Ferry is provided with buoyancy maintenance system whose pumps are mounted in each pontoon; ferry is also provided with fire-fighting system.

EFFECT: increased cargo capacity of ferry; enhanced buoyancy and maneuverability; retaining functional capabilities in case of fire attack.

9 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: bridge crossing equipment; ferrying heavy materiel through river barriers.

SUBSTANCE: proposed ferry may be transported by land and may be launched into water by means of specialized vehicle. It is provided with deployment mechanisms articulated together and equipped with roadway built in decks, central propulsion pontoon and side hinged pontoons, deck house with control members, engine with its systems and propulsion and steering complex mounted in propulsion pontoons, fore and aft fairings with wash plates and swivel ramps mounted on side pontoons. Pontoons have similar displacement; they are divided into watertight compartments by means of bulkheads. Each ramp is made in form of watertight displacement-type skeleton imparting additional transversal stability to ferry during embarkation of tanks which may be locked in any position on hinged pontoon within preset angles of turn. Fore and aft deck parts of propulsion pontoon are extended beyond fore and aft transoms of side pontoons for position of fore superstructure on the extended parts together with built-in deckhouse and aft superstructure and laying the side pontoons between superstructures, thus transforming the ferry into three-tier stack when it is returned from deployed position to stowed position. Fuel tanks of engine supply system are arranged in middle compartment of central propulsion pontoon; they are arranged in groups located symmetrically relative to center of mass of ferry; each of them is provided with service tank fitted with fuel-contents gage and interconnected by means of pipe lines for centralized refueling through filler neck located in fore superstructure, thus ensuring smooth consumption of fuel from tanks both through service tanks and through one of them; provision is made for disconnection of group of tanks in case of damage to one of them with the aid of electric two-way valves. Propulsion and steering complex includes radial-type water-jet propellers at varying thrust vector; water-jet propellers are provided with vacuum pumps which are so mounted that air may be evacuated from water-jet propeller trunks which are filled with water before switching-on the pumps. Pumps may be switched on/off both automatically and manually from control console mounted in deckhouse.

EFFECT: increased cargo carrying capacity of ferry; improved running properties in shallow water; enhanced resistance to damage in combat.

10 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: bridge crossing equipment; self-propelled ferries; crossing of heavy equipment through river barriers.

SUBSTANCE: proposed ferry is self-propelled in water and may be transported by land in form of stack and launched into water by means of specialized vehicle. Ferry is provided with deployment mechanisms which are articulated together and are equipped with roadway built in decks, central propulsion pontoon and side hinged pontoons whose roadways are inclined relative to horizontal deck forming recesses for stowage of ramps. Hull of each pontoon has at least two frame rings interconnected by means of stringers, thus forming solid load-bearing skeleton, frame rings located symmetrically relative to roadway and formed by bottom beams and deck horizontal beams and rigidly connected with them by means of side pillars provided on both sides of propulsion pontoon and on one adjacent side of each side hinged pontoon. Pillars of opposite sides of propulsion pontoon have different height for placing the side pontoons at different levels in stowing them in three-tier stack. Upper parts of pillars extending over deck are provided with hinges connecting the propulsion pontoon hull with hulls of side hinged pontoons; wall of each pillar has transversal stiffeners mounted under deck and connected by means of plate for forming box-shaped compartments imparting additional rigidity to frame rings; they are used for articulated mounting of hydraulic cylinders of pontoon deployment mechanism. Outer sides of side pontoons are provided with cavities above bottom stringers for placing the hydraulic cylinders of pontoon deployment mechanisms. Made along propulsion pontoon bottom are guides projecting beyond bottom plane, thus forming additional rigidity; they are used for interaction with roller units of the specialized vehicle in loading the pontoon and launching it into water.

EFFECT: enhanced reliability of ferry.

5 cl, 9 dwg

Motor link // 2187441
The invention relates to crossing-bridge means, in particular for motor parts

Shuttle tank vapor // 2185996
The invention relates to crossing-bridge means, in particular to the ferries

Ferry // 2184046
The invention relates to crossing-bridge means, and more specifically to the ferries

The invention relates to crossing-bridge means carried by the car

FIELD: bridge crossing equipment; self-propelled ferries; crossing of heavy equipment through river barriers.

SUBSTANCE: proposed ferry is self-propelled in water and may be transported by land in form of stack and launched into water by means of specialized vehicle. Ferry is provided with deployment mechanisms which are articulated together and are equipped with roadway built in decks, central propulsion pontoon and side hinged pontoons whose roadways are inclined relative to horizontal deck forming recesses for stowage of ramps. Hull of each pontoon has at least two frame rings interconnected by means of stringers, thus forming solid load-bearing skeleton, frame rings located symmetrically relative to roadway and formed by bottom beams and deck horizontal beams and rigidly connected with them by means of side pillars provided on both sides of propulsion pontoon and on one adjacent side of each side hinged pontoon. Pillars of opposite sides of propulsion pontoon have different height for placing the side pontoons at different levels in stowing them in three-tier stack. Upper parts of pillars extending over deck are provided with hinges connecting the propulsion pontoon hull with hulls of side hinged pontoons; wall of each pillar has transversal stiffeners mounted under deck and connected by means of plate for forming box-shaped compartments imparting additional rigidity to frame rings; they are used for articulated mounting of hydraulic cylinders of pontoon deployment mechanism. Outer sides of side pontoons are provided with cavities above bottom stringers for placing the hydraulic cylinders of pontoon deployment mechanisms. Made along propulsion pontoon bottom are guides projecting beyond bottom plane, thus forming additional rigidity; they are used for interaction with roller units of the specialized vehicle in loading the pontoon and launching it into water.

EFFECT: enhanced reliability of ferry.

5 cl, 9 dwg

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