Superlong Cable-Stayed Bridges

by Man-Chung Tang, Columbia Univ, New York City, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


Superlong cable-stayed bridge span is defined as one over 1000 meters. Problems requiring special attention regarding these bridges are discussed, namely: excessive cable sag; high axial compressive force in girder and in tower; torsional rigidity; lateral rigidity; aerodynamic stability, and difficulties in construction.

Subject Headings: Cable stayed bridges | Cables | Span bridges | Bridge towers | Girder bridges | Infrastructure construction | Cantilever bridges | Rigidity

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