Wind Effects and Countermeasures During Erection of a Cable-stayed Bridge

by S. G. Arzoumanidis, Steinman Boyntn Gronquist and, Birdsall, New York, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII


The cable-stayed bridge over the Karnali River in the Kingdom of Nepal was completed in 1992. Extensive wind tunnel testing indicated the likely wind response during construction. Several countermeasures were taken to prevent excessive vibrations and reduce the risk of damage.

Subject Headings: Cable stayed bridges | Cables | Wind tunnel | Wind engineering | Vibration | Infrastructure construction | Bridge tests | Nepal | Asia

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