cable-stayed bridge


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cable-stayed bridge

[′kā·bəl ‚stād ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A modification of the cantilever bridge consisting of girders or trusses cantilevered both ways from a central tower and supported by inclined cables attached to the tower at top or sometimes at several levels.
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Hempel has an extensive track record of protecting infrastructure, including four of the world's ten largest cable-stayed bridges, and so was appointed to provide a top-quality coating system for this project.
gt;The bridge will be twice the height of the Millennium Bridge and more than four times as tall as the Angel of the North cable-stayed bridge will rise to high crossing the between the Way where Timber Beach Hylton Park Road near Sainsbury's and the B1405 European Way and Road junction in Pallion on the busy A1231 Wessington to one lane approaching roundabout and will be Part of Timber Beach closed until mid-February.
Compared with a conventional three-span cable-stayed bridge with two towers, there are two major problems in the design of multispan cable-stayed bridges.
A group of 25 fourth year students at Yarm School took part in the bridge building programme, which incorporated maths, science and design and technology, as students worked with representatives from ICE to assemble its 13-metre scaled model cable-stayed bridge.
The project was designed to allow pupils to create their very-own cable-stayed bridge and brought great excitement to schools throughout the borough.
This project includes the construction and removal of a temporary bridge and approach roadways, demolition of the existing bridge structures, construction of a single steel tower cable-stayed bridge with private utilities, reconstruction of approach roadways, and the rehabilitation of City Island Esplanade and Pelham Bay Park with landscape improvements.
1, is the first three-tower prestressed concrete cable-stayed bridge located in the influx of Dongting Lake in to the Yangtze River, China.
Authors of this paper are working on the analytically obtained interaction between the cables and stiffening girder of cable-stayed bridge (Straupe, Paeglitis 2011).
Summary: A 760-metre long cable-stayed bridge has been successfully demolished in China.
After laying the foundation stone of first cable-stayed bridge at Basholi in Jammu and Kashmir, Sonia Gandhi said: "While there will be no compromise on tackling the challenge of militancy and terrorism, the government has explored ways to have a meaningful and fruitful dialogue with neighbours.
APEC 2012 Meeting in Vladivostok Projects: Construction of a cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok
Based on the finite element concept, a cable-stayed bridge can be considered as an assembly of a finite number of cable and beam-column (for girder and tower) elements.