The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and the Storebælt Bridge: The two greatest suspension bridges of the 20th century

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    Abstract

    With the completion of the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and the Storebælt East Bridge the development of the suspension bridge technology in the 20th century has manifested itself in two impressive structures. With the present echnology may bridges of similar (and also more modest) dimensions will undoubtedly be built far into the next century. For bridges going beyond the spans of existing bridges it is, however, likely that new concepts will be developed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLong-Span Bridges and Aerodynamics
    Place of PublicationTokyo
    PublisherSpringer
    Publication date1999
    Pages20-39
    Publication statusPublished - 1999
    EventConference on Long-Span Bridges and Aerodynamics - Kobe
    Duration: 1 Jan 1998 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceConference on Long-Span Bridges and Aerodynamics
    CityKobe
    Period01/01/1998 → …

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