CIEN_E1201_-_11_Large_Scale_Bridges

CIEN_E1201_-_11_Large_Scale_Bridges - U.S Naval Academy...

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The Art of Structural Design
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Large Scale Concrete Bridges and Engineering Design Competitions
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Engineering Bridge Design Competitions Chillon Felsenau Sunniberg Chillon Viaduct
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Chillon Viaduct: good integration between deck and towers
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Piguet Design, Felsenau
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Menn Design, Felsenau Piguet Design, Felsenau
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Menn Design, Felsenau
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Integration between deck and towers
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Sunniberg Bridge, 1998 Christian Menn (design competition)
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Sunniberg Bridge, 1998
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Perfect integration of pier and pylon
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Perfect integration of pier and pylon
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Thinness of deck Openness of piers
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Harp configuration of cable stays is visually superior Curved bridge has certain advantages (i.e. thermal expansion)
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Unformatted text preview: U.S. Naval Academy Bridge 1994 Annapolis Design competition run by Menn (enforced curvature) U.S. Naval Academy Bridge Outward splaying allows cable stays to be parallel to each other in 3D Engineering Bridge Design Competitions Severn (Annapolis Bridge) Woodraw Wilson (Potomac) (Oakland Bay) U.S. Naval Academy Bridge Design competition to replace bridge Winning design (Menn’s involvement: V-supports vs. arches) Improvement but not a work of structural art Oakland Bay Bridge Millau Viaduct, France, 2005 Structural engineer: Michel Virlogeux (tallest tower: 343 m) Criticism...
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