Main Cables

Some articles on main, cables, main cables, cable:

Forth Road Bridge - Structural Issues
... to assess the condition of the bridge's main suspension cables after excessive corrosion was discovered in a number of older bridges in the United States of a similar design and size ... The study, which was completed in 2005, found that the main cables had suffered an estimated 8-10% loss of strength ... devices to monitor any further strands snapping and pinpoint their location within the main cables ...
Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge - Conception and Building - John Augustus Roebling's Railway Bridge
... Aside from writing articles in engineering journals, Roebling designed his own wire cables and started his own company to manufacture them the John A ... Furthermore, it was the first suspension structure built with modern cable spinning techniques—Roebling's own invention ... Earlier bridge building techniques involved fabricating the main cables at a factory, transporting them to the bridge site, and then stretching the heavy cables over the gap ...
Suspension Bridge - Construction Sequence (wire Strand Cable Type)
... of an active fault, and this has been implemented on the foundations of the cable-stayed Rio-Antirio bridge ... called saddles, which will carry the main suspension cables, are positioned atop the towers ... using riveted forms, and are equipped with rollers to allow the main cables to shift under construction and normal loads ...
Simple Suspension Bridge - Comparison To Other Types
... On a simple suspension bridge, the main cables (or chains) follow a hyperbolic curve, the catenary ... This is because the main cables are free hanging ... In contrast, on a suspended deck bridge (whether "simple" or not) the main cables follow a parabolic curve ...

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