Professional excursion “Bridges on the Drava”


Students of the Construction program visited the bridges on the Drava River in Maribor within the framework of the Construction 1 subject.

The purpose of the professional excursion was a professional visit and the explanation of the static design of the bridges (types of supports, number of supports, static determination / indeterminacy) as well as a review of the materials used in the construction of bridges (stone, cast iron, steel, prestressed reinforced concrete).

The lecturer also presented the students with the types of contacting elements (stone contacts, riveted contacts, screwed contacts) and the repair and maintenance of bridges.