Tentative Recommendations for Cable-Stayed Bridge Structures

by Walter Podolny, Jr., (M.ASCE), Chairman and Structural Engr.; U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1977, Vol. 103, Issue 5, Pg. 929-939


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Engineers in the United States are planning and designing cable-stay bridges despite the paucity of design and construction data in the American technical literature. There are no American standard codes governing the design of cable-stay bridges at this time. This report is presented as a guide to the design and construction of cable-stay bridges and as such, it is a recommended practice not a code or specification. This report has been developed in the hope that it may be useful until such time as a more complete specification may be presented to the profession by American specification and code writing bodies. The report presents information relative to loads and forces, design assumptions, analysis, deflections, cables, saddles and end fittings, corrosion protection, fabrication, erection, inspection, temperature, fatigue, and aerodynamics.

Subject Headings: Cables | Cable stayed bridges | Bridge design | Standards and codes | Infrastructure construction | Professional societies | Writing skills | North America | United States

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