1st Edition

Aerodynamics of Large Bridges Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Aerodynamics of Large Bridges, Copenhagen, Denmark, 19-21 February 1992

Edited By Allan Larsen Copyright 1992

    As bridges spans get longer, lighter and more slender, aerodynamic loads become a matter of serious study. This volume of proceedings reflect the co-operation between civil and mechanical engineering and meteorology in this field.

    1: Overview; 1: Bridge engineering and aerodynamics; 2: Wind; 2: Aspects of the natural wind of relevance to large bridges; 3: Wind criteria for long span bridges; 3: Aerodynamic aspects; 4: Wind dynamics of long-span bridges; 5: The improvement of aerodynamic performance; 6: Wind engineering of large bridges in Japan; 4: Tool; 7: Similitude and modelling in bridge aerodynamics; 8: Section model tests; 9: Taut strip model tests; 10: Full aeroelastic model tests; 11: A new wide boundary layer wind tunnel at the Danish Maritime Institute; 5: Multisensor Data Fusion Showcases Advancements; 12: The construction phase and its aerodynamic issues; 13: Recent British developments: Windshielding of bridges for traffic; 14: Examples of analytical aerodynamic investigations of long-span bridges; 15: Wind design and analysis for the Normandy Bridge; 16: Akashi Kaikyo Bridge: Wind effects and full model wind tunnel tests; 17: The bi-stayed bridge concept: Overview of wind engineering problems; 6: Great Belt experience; 18: The fixed link across the Great Belt; 19: Wind tunnel tests for the Great Belt Link; 20: Aerodynamic design of the Great Belt East Bridge; 21: Simulation of marine traffic for assessment of bridge span; 7: The future; 22: Large bridges of the future


    Allan Larsen