Forces On A Suspension Bridge

Forces On A Suspension Bridge

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Forces on a Suspension Bridge

Learning Objectives / Experiments of Forces on a Suspension Bridge

 

  • Familiarisation with a suspension bridge
  • under dead-weight
  • under additional load
  • under evenly distributed load
  • under unevenly distributed point loads
  • Calculation of the supporting cable force
  • Comparison between calculated and measured values of the supporting cable force
  • Observation of the effect of internal moments in the  roadway under uneven load
  • Load distribution between roadway support and  supporting cable

 

Specification of Forces on a Suspension Bridge

 

  • Investigation of a suspension bridge in various load cases
  • Suspension bridge with 2 supporting cables and roadway
  • Supporting cables with parabolic sag
  • Hangers (vertical supporting cables) in the form of U-shaped shackles in graduated lengths
  • Two-section roadway with central hinge
  • Roadway can be loaded by additional weights
  • Hinge in roadway indicates internal moments of roadway under uneven loading
  • 4 graduated weight sets to measure the cable force in both supporting cables
  • 2 supports with force gauge for the roadway
  • Storage system to house the components

 

Technical Data of Forces on a Suspension Bridge

 

  • Suspension bridge
  • Span: approx. 1050mm
  • Supporting cable sag: approx. 325mm
  • Number of supporting cables: 2
  • Shackles: 12, graduated lengths
  • Dead-weight of roadway: 6N
  • Support force measuring range: -50...+50N

 

Weight set

 

  • 4x 1N (hangers), 16x 1N 
  • 16x 5N

 


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