Essay on design of cable stayed bridge

1120 Words Oct 26th, 2013 5 Pages
Analysis and Design of Cable Stayed Bridge

Abstract

Of the newly-built bridges, cable-stayed bridges are today very common worldwide for spans ranging between 200 and 900 meters. A cable stayed bridge has one or more towers (Pylons) from which the cables support the deck. This paper provides modelling, analysis and design of a prestressed harp type single pylon cable stayed bridge using MIDAS Civil.
Keywords: cable stayed, box girder, prestressing, MIDAS Civil
Introduction

Of the newly-built bridges, cable-stayed bridges are today very common worldwide for spans ranging between 200 and 900 meters. A cable stayed bridge has one or more towers (Pylons) from which the cables support the deck.
There are two major classes
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A density of 7.85 t/m3 is to be considered for steel.
Live Loads:
Traffic live loads- The live loads are in accordance with IRC:6-2000. The bridge has two carriageways of

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