Date of Award

2011

Publication Type

Master Thesis

Degree Name

M.A.Sc.

Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

First Advisor

Cheng, Shaohong (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Keywords

Civil Engineering.

Rights

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Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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Abstract

External dampers are widely used to control vibrations of stay cables on cable-stayed bridges. In general, the estimation of the damping of a stay cable in a cable-damper system is done based on the assumption that the bridge stay cable has fixed supports at both ends and the damper has a fixed support on the deck. But long-span bridges experience frequent bridge-girder vibrations under dynamic loadings due to long span length, light weight and flexible nature. Therefore, the assumptions of...

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