The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 55 (1977) > Issues > Issue 5 > The Stress-ribbon Bridge Concept in Steel
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The Stress-ribbon Bridge Concept in Steel

The term 'stress-ribbon' describes a structure type in which the deck hangs in catenary form. The behaviour and design of an all-steel structure of this type is discussed using a 490m span highway bridge as an example. R.J. Wheen and A.J. Wilson

Author(s): Wheen, R J;Wilson, A J

Keywords: stressed ribbons;bridge decks;road bridges;steel;history;concrete;behaviour