Paper Title:

Study on Space Nonlinear FE Model of Composite Beam Cable-Stayed Bridge with Three Towers

Periodical Applied Mechanics and Materials (Volumes 90 - 93)
Main Theme Advances in Civil Engineering, ICCET 2011
Edited by Xuejun Zhou
Pages 975-978
DOI 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.90-93.975
Citation Feng Wang, 2011, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 90-93, 975
Online since September 2011
Authors Feng Wang
Keywords Cable-Stayed Bridge with Three Towers, Composite Beam, Space Nonlinear Fe Model
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Taking Wuhan Erqi Yangtze River Bridge as an example, based on link element, shell element, and beam element, a double beam nonlinear finite element model is purposed using popular finite analyzing software ANSYS. The internal force and deformation characteristics of composite beam cable-stayed bridge with three towers is analyzed by double beam model, and compared to the single beam. The results show that the double beam nonlinear FE model, which have less freedom and conveniently calculate, can be used to well analyze the nonlinear of composite beam cable-stayed bridge with three towers.