Aerodynamic Improvements for Plate-Girder Bridges

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by Peter A. Irwin, Rowan Williams & Irwin Inc, Canada,
Gary K. Stone, Rowan Williams & Irwin Inc, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Design, Analysis and Testing

Abstract: This paper describes the application of wind tunnel tests on plate-girder cable-stayed bridges to ensure that the cross-section will not be susceptible to wind-induced oscillations. Information on specific aerodynamic devices for stabilizing motions of these bridges is provided.

Subject Headings: Bridge tests | Cable stayed bridges | Girder bridges | Bridge decks | Suspension bridges | Span bridges | Cables | Wind tunnel |

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