Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges

Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges

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Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges considers how slender concrete decks are used in the design of suspension and cable stayed structures. It looks at their characteristic feature - their rigidity, which is mainly given by the tension stiffness of prestressed concrete decking, so much so that movement caused by pedestrians or wind does not register as discomfort by users. Starting with a brief history this book describes structural types, addresses general design criteria, current technology, static and dynamic analysis and discusses the results of the static and dynamic loading tests. Illustrated throughout, Stress Ribbon and Cable-Supported Pedestrian Bridges provides numerous international examples and case studies of outstanding structures. This new edition has been fully updated to bring text in to line with Eurocodes and includes new examples and case studies to showcase the advances in design techniques and testing.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 274 pages
  • 224 x 278 x 24mm | 1,038.72g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 26
  • 0727741462
  • 9780727741462
  • 1,056,202

Table of contents

Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Structural systems and members 3. Design criteria 4. Cable analysis 5. Effects of prestressing 6. Creep and shrinkage of concrete 7. Stress ribbon structures 8. Suspension structures 9. Cable stayed structures 10. Curved structures 11. Examples
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About Jiri Strasky

Dr Jiri Strasky is the technical director of Strasky, Husty and Partners Ltd., an engineering consultancy in Brno, Czech Republic, which specialises in bridge engineering and which has been engaged in projects in Japan, the UK and US. Visiting professor at the Technical University of Brno, Dr Strasky has won numerous international awards for his designs and technical papers.
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