Title: Some Types of Tied Bridges in Prestressed Concrete
Author(s): Riccardo Morandi
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 447-466
Keywords: bridge anchroages; bridge piers; bridges (structures); concrete construction; costs; fatigue (materials); girder; long span; plastic analysis (structural); prestressed concrete; prestressing steel; stresses; structural design; suspension bridges
Special types of prestressed concrete bridges have been introduced during recent years. The stresses in the decks of these bridges depend on the applied external loads as well as on self-adjusting stress characteristics of the structures themselves.