Cable stays

Cable stays

Straight cables connected directly to a roof or floor structure, and anchored to a mast, allowing greater clear spans within the structure. They transfer loads from the structure to the top of the mast, which transmits them to the foundations.
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The structure itself is vast and slender which will comprise a central concrete column supported by a network of steel cable stays.
The company played a major role in the ground engineering of the Dubai Creek Tower, a vast slender structure which will include a central concrete column backed by a network of steel cable stays.
A film crew from the show spent the day in Sunderland at the crossing interviewing the team and capturing footage of the cable stays being installed this summer.
The design includes a net of steel cable stays that attach to a central reinforced concrete column that will reach into the skies.
The main bridge deck will be made from reinforced concrete and the spans will be supported by steel cable stays attached to towers rising up to between 80 and 125m above the river bed.
Subsea 7 will permanently repair Siri's damaged subsea structure by installing cable stays between the platform legs and by securing the caisson through the installation of a support structure connected to the wellhead caisson.
On the consideration of the sag nonlinearity in the inclined cable stays, it is convenient to use an equivalent straight cable element with an equivalent modulus of elasticity, which can well describe the catenary action of the cable.
The series also features high cable retention to ensure that the cable stays in place in demanding applications.
Right now crews are adjusting the cable stays and assembling the last two fill sections.
With its graceful cable stays and two 266-ft-high towers, the new bridge will be a symbol linking the city's future to its historic past.
Maintaining the traffic flow from the existing I-93 to Storrow Drive effected the layout of the cable stays.
Leaded ridges provide ballast, and the structures are further anchored at three points by metal cable stays running 30m down the outside of the ancient masonry to be fixed to the rock.