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PREFACE INTRODUCTION Design fundamentals Design guidelines THE DEVELOPMENT OF CABLE-STAYED BRIDGES Predecessor bridges Cable-stayed bridges with steel deck Cable-stayed bridges with composite deck Cable-stayed bridges with composite deck Special cases ROPES AND CABLES Locked coil ropes Parallel bar cables Parallel wire cables Parallel strand cables Corrosion protection Manufacturing Supervision Cable anchorages Cable dimensioning Dynamic behavior of cables Cable assembly and erection PRELIMINARY DESIGN Analysis of equivalent systems Analysis of overall structural systems Dynamic behavior of bridges Protection against ship collision Calculation examples ERECTION Examples Analysis BUILT EXAMPLES Precast concrete decks: Pasco-Kennewick Bridge, East Huntington Bridge CIP cable-stayed concrete bridge: Helgeland Bridge Steel cable-stayed bridge: Strelasund Bridge Composite cable-stayed bridge: Baytown Bridge Bridges with hybrid decks: Normandy Bridge Series of cable-stayed bridges: Millau Viaduct, Rion-Antirion Bridge PROSPECT LISTS Bridges References Photo credits APPENDIX - 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN BRIDGE ENGINEERING WORLDWIDE Personally Bridges in Germany Cable-Stayed bridges abroad New developments resulting from competition participation Checking of bridges Technical Committees and Working Groups Actual projects Conclusion DVD with LECTURE VIDEOS recorded at the Technical University of Dresden is attached to the print book Note: The lecture videos which are attached to the print book on DVD are not part of the e-book.

About the Author

Holger Svensson's name stands for 40 years of large-scale bridge construction the world over. He obtained his diploma from Stuttgart University and, since 1972, has worked with the world-famous Fritz Leonhardt. At LAP, Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Holger Svensson, PE, CEng, FIStructE, has been active as structural engineer, project manager and chief engineer, and from 1992 to 2010 as managing director and chairman of the board. He has been responsible for the design analysis, construction engineering and checking of cable-stayed bridges around the world, such as the Pasco-Kennewick Bridge over the Columbia River, USA, and the Helgeland Bridge over Leirfjord, Norway. Since 2009 he has been a lecturer and since 2012 is a professor at Dresden University where he teaches all aspects of the design and construction of cable-stayed bridges. Holger Svensson was for eight years a vice-president of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) and is currently an independent consulting engineer and a member of the juries for German bridge and structural engineering prizes.


This great work has been the best academic book in cable-stayed bridges since construction and design of cable-stayed bridges authored by W. Podolny and J. B. Scalzi published in 1976 (Steel Construction 3/2012)

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