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Suspension Bridges Unveiled: Where Engineering Meets Elegance

Suspension Bridges Unveiled: Where Engineering Meets Elegance


What are suspension bridges? A suspension bridge is a unique kind supported by large main cables suspended between two or more towers, often preferred when spans are too huge and most common types of bridges will be impractical. These main ...

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Expert Tip: Suspension Bridges 2


4th-order differential equation Eq(2) is a 4th-order differential equation, and we can imagine it is not simple to solve.

Expert Tip: Suspension Bridges 1


The Question We have structural analysis programs. Can we make the model (like other conventional bridges) and perform the analysis (as usua...
Recent Advancements in Prestressed Concrete Bridges

Recent Advancements in Prestressed Concrete Bridges


Introduction Prestressed concrete technology is widely used worldwide in the construction of various structures, especially bridges. Prestre...
Creep analysis

Expert Tip: Creep Analysis - Next Steps


Composite Section Analysis Finally we came to the composite section analysis. One of the best examples is from Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Ranzi (Ex...
Why do we need Pushover Analysis

Why Do We Need Pushover Analysis?


The limitations of linear static analysis in the seismic design gave rise to non-linear static analysis or Pushover analysis. Pushover analy...
concrete shear design

Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 5


Solving the previous example from full iteration Now it’s time to solve the previous example from full iteration. For simplicity, interactio...