A decade in the life of Clifton Suspension Bridge

Author: Flint & Neill Ltd and Geo-Design

Date published

18 December 2017

Price
Free
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A decade in the life of Clifton Suspension Bridge

Case Study
Date published

18 December 2017

Author

Flint & Neill Ltd and Geo-Design

Price

Free

Author

Flint & Neill Ltd and Geo-Design

The 2017 Sutherland History Lecture presents a review of the Clifton Suspension Bridge over the past decade.

The Clifton Suspension Bridge continually sets engineering challenges that must be addressed in a sympathetic and understanding manner.

Since 2006, Flint & Neill (and its subconsultant, Geo-Design) has acted as engineer to the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust. 

The lecture explains how the initial focus on maintenance activities was redressed by the failure of a single component in 2009, leading to a holistic review of risk and the re-development of maintenance strategies.

Aspects such as articulation, aerodynamic stability, corrosion, knowledge management and emergency response are discussed.

Speakers 

E. J. Rees, Flint & Neill Limited
A. S. Mulcahy Flint & Neill Limited
R. A. N. Mackean, Geo-Design

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
01:05:30
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Historic Materials Case Study Bridge Bridge - vehicle Bridge - suspension Historic structures Video

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