Analysis of Seismic Response for an Extradosed Cable-Stayed Curved Bridge Based on Different Design Parameters


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Based on the characteristics of low tower and few cables in extradosed Cable-Stayed bridges, simulation models are established for investigations of structural dynamic characteristics under different design parameters, which is related to the practical engineering of Longjing Bridge. As the design radius and pier beam connection form are chosen for the variable, the paper is focus on the influence of dynamic characteristics under the two parameters in extradosed cable-stayed curved bridges. Since the earthquake response spectrum data from National seismic code in 2008 and with the CQC vibration mode combination method, the diversified models are built by Midas/civil so as to explore the earthquake response mechanism under different design parameters. The result show that these two design parameters have some great impacts on dynamic characteristics of extradosed cable-stayed curved bridges, which has direct effect on the bridge seismic performance. The conclusion is the important reference for practical engineering and providing basis for seismic design parameters, but also for seismic design and construction in extradosed cable-stayed curved bridges.



Edited by:

Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin




H. S. Liu et al., "Analysis of Seismic Response for an Extradosed Cable-Stayed Curved Bridge Based on Different Design Parameters", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 1551-1554, 2012

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November 2012




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