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Maljaars, J. (author), Snijder, H.H. (author)
The 'Hovenring' is a bicycle roundabout flyover built as a signature bridge with a central steel pylon carrying a circular bridge deck suspended through stay-cables. Shortly after installation of the bridge, the stay-cables turned out to vibrate in the wind due to vortex shedding. These vibrations have possibly caused fatigue damage in the...
conference paper 2013
Kaptijn, N. (author), Hageman, J.G. (author), Vervuurt, A.H.J.M. (author), Kuilboer, C.P.M. (author)
Steel post-tensioning systems and stay cables are susceptible to corrosion. Carbon fiber systems are not. However, there was no experience on the long term behavior of such post-tensioned elements. Four external tendons (75 m long), stressed to a load of 2650 kN, were applied in a large balanced cantilever bridge and monitored for over 10 years....
conference paper 2012