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Tag: Cable-Stayed Bridges Classification and Characteristics of Cable-Stayed Bridges

The cable-stayed bridge has come into wide use since the 1950s for medium- and long-span bridges, because of its economy, stiffness, esthetic qualities, and ease of erection without falsework. Cable-stayed bridges utilize taut cables connecting pylons to a span to provide intermediate support for the span. This principle has been understood by bridge engineers for at least two centuries, as indicated in Art. 15.1.

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