5. Pylons

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

Published Online: 14 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch5

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) Pylons, in Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch5

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:

  • pylons, part of cable system;
  • design stress;
  • concrete pylons;
  • pylon structural behaviour;
  • Strömsund bridge, pivoted pylons;
  • free-standing pylon;
  • Øresund Bridge, pylon;
  • Higashi Kobe Bridge;
  • Tsurumi Fairway Bridge pylon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural Behaviour of the Pylon

  • Pylons Subjected Primarily to Vertical Forces from the Cable System

  • Pylons Subjected to Longitudinal Forces from the Cable System

  • Cross Section