8. Aerodynamics

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

Published Online: 14 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch8

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) Aerodynamics, in Cable Supported Bridges: Concept and Design, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978237.ch8

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:

  • aerodynamics;
  • cable supported bridge failure;
  • suspension bridge, collapses;
  • Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse;
  • bridge deck and pylon;
  • wind buffeting and vortex-shedding;
  • vibration control systems;
  • pylon aerodynamics;
  • cable vibration suppression;
  • stabilizing ropes, cross ties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Overview

  • The Bridge Deck and Pylon

  • Cables