Short Flexible Suspension Bridges for Heavy Trucks

by S.O. Asplund,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 37-56

Document Type: Journal Paper


Temporary bridges, needed during construction of Swedish hydroelectric power plants to carry heavy trucks are described; new method of analysis by Green's matrix for such bridges with finite hanger spacing; design of shoes, expansion joints, hanger connections and saddles; performance results.

Subject Headings: Suspension bridges | Bridge design | Infrastructure construction | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Trucks | Bridge tests | Construction methods | Sustainable development

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