Lateral Buckling Analysis of a Cable-Stayed Arch

A brilliant example of how computer aided engineering can assist engineers to contrive an optimal solution to the problem of lateral buckling

ABSTRACT

The stability phenomenon of the lateral buckling of a cable-stayed arch imposes restrictions on the design of the arch itself. The cable-stayed arch on one of the three bridges designed by Santiago Calatrava in Reggio Emilia, Italy, is a brilliant example of how computer aided engineering can assist engineers to contrive an optimal solution to the problem of lateral buckling.

 <h5>Cable-Stayed Arch</h5><p>A slender cable-stayed arch and a central box girder deck with lateral cantilevers stand as the main structural elements of the bridge </p>
Cable-Stayed Arch

A slender cable-stayed arch and a central box girder deck with lateral cantilevers stand as the main structural elements of the bridge

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