Bridge Aerodynamics and Response Control?Recent Research and Developments in Japan

by Yozo Fujino, Univ of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan,
Masaru Matsumoto, Univ of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


Bridge aerodynamics and its response control with emphasis on the recent R/D in Japan are reviewed. Aerodynamic countermeasures based on the vibration mechanisms as well as mechanical control means are discussed with implemented examples.

Subject Headings: Aerodynamics | Vibration | Structural control | Bridges | Wind loads | Wind engineering | Turbulent flow | Japan | Asia

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