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Dr. Anatoli Unitsky chaired a workshop meeting at uSky Transport

[06.08.2022]

uSky Transport Founder and General Designer Dr. Anatoli Unitsky chaired a workshop meeting with the company management and engineering staff for the erection of the Test Track 4 structure.

uSky Transport - Dr. Anatoli Unitsky with track structure mockup
Dr. Anatoli Unitsky with track structure mockup

Special attention was paid to the quality of the ongoing works, safety assurance, and managing the contractors and suppliers.

uSky Transport - Demonstration of Test Track 4 structural members assemblability to the General Designer
Demonstration of Test Track 4 structural members assemblability to the General Designer

Under the process of involving a contractor, a 1:1 scale 6-meter long visual mockup has been assembled to demonstrate how the components fit together.


The mockup enabled the team to visually evaluate the simplicity of the design, feasibility of the assembly and show some design features, including the explication to the local building contractor in the UAE, where no one had previously faced such a structure.

uSky Transport - Detailed elaboration on the assembly sequence of track structure suspension members
Detailed elaboration on the assembly sequence of track structure suspension members

The workshop helped simplify some erection stages, and highlight high requirements for safety and environmental friendliness of the specific work to be carried out.

uSky Transport - Assembling the energizing members of railhead
Assembling the energizing members of railhead

The given track structure will be implemented on the overall length of 2,400 m, with a span of 144 m and 288 m, and is designed for movement of large passenger capacity passenger uBus and container carriers uCont with the cumulative weight of up to 60 tons.

uSky Transport - Discussing erection terms and program under the UAE climate conditions
Discussing erection terms and program under the UAE climate conditions

A low size-weight ratio, impressive spans, and low cost make this type of overpass much more competitive in comparison with traditional types of transport structures.

uSky Transport - In-situ debate over strands (strings) de-coiling and tensioning
In-situ debate over strands (strings) de-coiling and tensioning