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Wind Tunnel Tests and Full-Scale Measurements on a Cable-Stayed Footbridge

 Wind Tunnel Tests and Full-Scale Measurements on a Cable-Stayed Footbridge
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Medium: conference paper
Language(s): en 
Conference: Footbridge 2017 Berlin - Tell A Story, 6-8.9.2017, Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)
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Year: 2017
DOI: 10.24904/footbridge2017.09443
Abstract:

The present work presents the experimental results aimed to assess the dynamical characteristics of a cable-stayed footbridge recently built in Terni (Italy). The assessment process involved both wind tunnel and full-scale experimental tests, and relied on the fruitful interaction between designers and academic experimenters. The wind-tunnel study investigated the wind-induced dynamical phenomena possibly affecting the structure. Then, the experimental work focused on assessing the actual dynamic features at prototype scale in order to confirm and/or to update the assumptions used for the design of devices to mitigate the undesired vibrations.

Keywords:
wind tunnel tests vortex-induced vibrations flutter full-scale measurements system-identification methods cable-stayed footbridges
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