Torsional Analysis of Suspension Bridge Towers

by Frank Baron,
Anthony G. Arioto,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 143-169

Document Type: Journal Paper


An analytical procedure is presented for determining the moments, shears, and displacements of suspension bridge towers that are subjected to a torque about their longitudinal axes. Numerical examples are given to illustrate the procedure.

Subject Headings: Suspension bridges | Bridge towers | Torsion | Bridge tests | Displacement (mechanics) | Numerical analysis | Numerical methods

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