HIGHWAY FOCUS

IN THE HOPE THAT IT WILL PROMOTE SERIOUS CONSIDERATION AND UNDERSTANDING AMONG BRIDGE ENGINEERS, THIS PUBLICATION PRESENTS PAPERS ON THE SUBJECT OF CABLE STAYED BRIDGES. THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES IS REVIEWED AND DISCUSSED. A PAPER ON CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE IS PRESENTED ON A CASE-STUDY BASIS WITH THE INTENT OF ENCOURAGING DESIGNERS TO CONSIDER IT'S FEASIBILITY. THE PAPER ON SINGLE PLANE STATIC ANALYSIS OF CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES DISCUSSES THE ANALYSIS OF SUCH BRIDGES INCLUDING THE NON-LINEAR BEHAVIOR OF THE CABLES AND SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MANY VARIABLES. PRESENTATIONS ALSO COVER SUCH ASPECTS AS WIND EFFECTS AND ECONOMIC COMPARISONS OF STAYED GIRDER BRIDGES.

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 111 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue Number: 2

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00209989
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1974 12:00AM