THE KURT-SCHUMACHER BRIDGE OVER THE RHINE. THE NORD-BRUECKE PART OF THE BRIDGE BETWEEN MANNHEIM AND LUDWIGSHAFEN - PART 1: CONSTRUCTION AND STATICS

DIE STROMBRUECKE IM ZUGE DER NORDBRUECKE MANNHEIM LUDWIGSHAFEN (KURT-SCHUMACHER-LRUECKE) TEIL 1: KONSTRUKTION UND STATIK

This bridge, which forms part of a whole system spanning the rhine and its harbour installations, has a total length of 433,45 m, its spans measure 287,04 m, 60,16 m and 65 m, plus a cantilevered part measuring 21,25 m. It is is an asymmetrical stayed girder bridge with a single tower supporting five suspension cables. The three cables on the side of the river support the continuous parts while the others are used to restrain the Anchorage devices. The cables are disposed in parallel bundles and a rigid connection consisting of a steel section and a prestressed concrete beam ensures the bearing capacity of the system. Details are given of the box girders, orthotropic slabs, the piers on the ludwigshafen side supporting the girders, the tower and the Anchorage of the cables. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ernst (Wilhelm) and Sohn

    Hohenzollerdamm 70
    1000 Berlin 31,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Volke, E
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Language

  • German

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 97-104
  • Serial:
    • Stahlbau
    • Volume: 42
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: Ernst (Wilhelm) and Sohn

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125258
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chausees (LCPC)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1975 12:00AM