Safety Factors, Loads, and Impact

Committee on Cable-Stayed Bridges of ASCE

Part of: Guidelines for the Design of Cable-Stayed Bridges


The loads given in this chapter are intended for general guidance only (including wind, ice, stream flow, etc.). Maximum deflections and rotations may likewise vary with national codes. In all cases, loads must be considered in conjunction with allowable stress and/or load factors.

Subject Headings: Ice loads | Safety | Impact loads | Wind loads | Streamflow | Load factors | Displacement (mechanics) | Rotation


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