WIT Press


Cable Optimization Of A Long Span Cable Stayed Bridge In La Coruña (Spain)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/OP090101

Volume

106

Pages

13

Page Range

107 - 119

Published

2009

Size

841 kb

Author(s)

A. Baldomir & S. Hernández

Abstract

This document describes an optimization problem of cable cross section of a cable stayed bridge considering constraints of cable stress and deck displacement. Since the bridge is still in study phase, the geometry and the mechanical characteristics are subjected to changes. In order to avoid creating different structural models, a program was produced to construct a model from geometrical and mechanical data and resolve optimization problem. At the end of the document, two examples are presented to show how this program works. Keywords: optimization, cable stayed bridges, civil engineering.

Keywords

optimization, cable stayed bridges, civil engineering.