cable-stayed bridge

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ca·ble-stayed bridge

 (kā′bəl-stād′)
n.
A bridge having the roadway supported by angled cables anchored directly to a tower or towers.

cable-stayed bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a type of suspension bridge in which the supporting cables are connected directly to the bridge deck without the use of suspenders
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A consultation is considering options for different bridges, including extrados bridges, cable-stayed bridges and balanced cantilever bridges.
The felling is part of the $873 million Kosciuszko Bridge project, which is replacing the former 78-year-old bridge with two new state-of-the-art, cable-stayed bridges.
Hempel has an extensive track record of protecting infrastructure, including four of the world's ten largest cable-stayed bridges, and so was appointed to provide a top-quality coating system for this project.
For long-span cable-stayed bridges, the multispan cable-stayed bridges with three or more towers have been a recent design trend [1, 2].
In recent decades, engineers have recognized cable-stayed bridges as the most efficient and cost-effective structural form for medium- to long-span bridges.
A civil structural engineer, Rosignoli has been designing major cable-stayed bridges in the US for the past six years and has written extensively about mechanized bridge construction.
Owing to the structural elegance and relative economy, more and more large-span cable-stayed bridges have been built in recent years throughout the world.
The number of cable-stayed bridges is increasing, their constructive solutions are diversifying and the design methods of cable-stayed bridges are improving (Malik 2004).
Until recently it was the world's longest example of cable-stayed bridges.
The highlight of the BWSL are the two aesthetically-designed cable-stayed bridges of 500 and 150-metre spans with the highest tower soaring to 126 metres, equivalent to the height of a 43-storied building whilst its weight is equivalent to 50,000 African elephants.
To verify the validity and reliability of used method for cable-stayed bridges, example of a single pylon cable-stayed bridge with asymmetric span is presented in this section.
This book surveys the governing phenomena of cable vibration in cable-stayed bridges, covering both the direct action of wind and rain and the indirect action of anchorage oscillation.