2. Cables

  1. Niels J. Gimsing and
  2. Christos T. Georgakis

Published Online: 14 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch2

Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition

Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gimsing, N. J. and Georgakis, C. T. (2011) Cables, in Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666289

Online ISBN: 9781119978237

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Keywords:

  • cables;
  • modern cable supported bridges;
  • Siemens–Martin process;
  • high carbon content;
  • cable, structural steel;
  • corrosion protection;
  • galvanized wires, cables;
  • wrapping, in Pasco–Kennewick Bridge;
  • cable static analysis;
  • single cable dynamic behaviour

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Types of Cables

  • Corrosion Protection

  • Mechanical Properties

  • The Single Cable as a Structural Element

  • Static Analysis of Cables

  • Bending of Cables

  • Dynamic Behaviour of the Single Cable