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The design of curved cable-supported footbridges

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Medium: conference paper
Language(s): en 
Conference: Footbridge 2005 (Second International Congress), Venezia, 06-08 December 2005
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Abstract: Footbridges are special structures. They have less restrictions than highway or railway bridges. This allows curved-shaped plans, an appropriate response to the demand for better links to an existing network of footpaths and more fluid courses in plan. Especially for cable-supported bridges, predestinated for larger spans, curvature enables the bridge designer to develop efficient structures, without reducing the lightness and transparency of cable-supported bridges. Interesting and exciting structures are possible which – stretched out into the third dimension – demonstrate a certain, spatial dynamic.

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  • Date created
    03/03/2017
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    06/03/2017