grade or slope girder


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ma9911
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How i can to obtain the grade or slope girder? method?

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Pickings
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Input vertical curve data by

Input vertical curve data by editing the alignment

Richard Pickings, P.E.
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ma9911
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Bearing Seat Elevations girder slope grade

In Computing Bearing Seat Elevations (document pdf) for exercice i see:
a)Girder Slope: 0.0084 (?)
b)profile Grade: 0.05 (ok)
c)Girder Grade: 0.0320288 (?) how i can to obtaion this??
Can you give me the formula or procedure for a) and c)?
Thanks.

ma9911

Rick Brice
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Girder grade is simply it's

Girder grade is simply it's slope. Change in elevation divided by girder length.