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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The Bridge To Schools project allows students aged nine to 11 to combine their practical talents to build a 15-metre long and three metre high model cable-stayed bridge, which is in the same design as the Second Severn Crossing.
In general, due to wind-rain-induced vibration of stay cables in cable-stayed bridge and wind have obvious nonstionarity, considering wavelet-based analyses is more reasonable for investigating large-amplitude wind-rain-induced vibration of stayed cables.
Summary: A 760-metre long cable-stayed bridge has been successfully demolished in China.
Sonia Gandhi visited Basohli on May 23, where she laid the foundation stone of Jammu and Kashmir's first cable-stayed bridge to be constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO).
It will have the longest cable-stayed bridge span on the Mississippi River.
APEC 2012 Meeting in Vladivostok Projects: Construction of a cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok
The cable-stayed bridge - similar in design to the pedestrian bridge spanning Interstate 5 at Gateway Mall - should be complete by fall 2010.
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.
This cable-stayed bridge, the first of its kind in Tunisia and Africa, is 20-metre-high above sea level.
In a cable-stayed bridge, by contrast, tension is balanced where the cables meet at the central tower, and no external anchoring is needed.
It will be the third-longest span across the Mississippi and the third-longest cable-stayed bridge in North America.