RHEOLOGICAL BEHAVIOUR OF CABLES

COMPORTEMENT RHEOLOGIQUE DES CABLES

TO STUDY THE RHEOLOGICAL BEHAVIOUR OF PRESTRESSING CABLES AND CABLES IN SUSPENSION BRIDGES AND CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES. THE TENSIONING BENCH AND RELAXATION TUNNEL IN NANTES WILL BE USED IN THE RESEARCH. IN 1979 IT IS ENVISAGED TO CARRY OUT: MEASUREMENTS OF MODULES AT DIFFERENT RATES OF LOADING RISE; MEASUREMENTS OF RELAXATION ON CABLES; A STUDY OF THE DIFFERENT SYSTEMS OF MEASURING FORCES (TRENCH AND TUNNEL); A STUDY OF THE ADAPTATION OF TUNNEL TO CREEP TESTS; A STUDY OF THE INFLUENCE OF LOCAL DEVIATIONS.