Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design

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    Cable supported bridges in the form of suspension bridges and cable-stayed bridges are distinguished by their ability to overcome large spans.The book concentrates on the synthesis of cable supported bridges, covering both design and construction aspects. The analytical part covers simple methods to quantify the different structural configurations and allows a preliminary optimization of the main structure.Included are the most recent advances in structural design, corrosion protection of cables, aerodynamic safety, and erection procedures.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationChichester
    Number of pages471
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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