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BRIDGE WINDSHIELD DESIGN TO AVOID AEROELASTIC PHENOMENA
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingeniería mecánica, aeronaútica y naval
Datos
Descripción
Since in 1940 the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was destroyed by the wind, aeroelastic instabilities have been recognized as one of the most challenging aspects of bridge design. They can produce long-term fatigue failure through vortex induced vibrations, or sudden collapse through self-excited flutter. These vibrations may also cause discomfort for the users and temporary closure of the bridge. Wind tunnel studies are a very helpful tool to understand these phenomena. By means of them, the critical wind speed at which vortex induced vibration and flutter appear can be precisely determined and the design of the bridge can be reconsidered in the early steps of the process. In this paper, an optimum design of the bridge section is sought. One of the most relevant parameters that influence the stability of a certain deck is the porosity of the barriers. Section model tests have been carried out to find whether an optimum value of the porosity of the barrier exists. This value or range of values must present neither vortex induced vibration nor flutter.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
15th European Bridge Conference
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Edinburgh, Scotland
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
094764475X
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
08/07/2014
Fecha fin congreso
09/07/2014
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Título de las actas
European Bridge Conference 15th International Conference
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Participantes
  • Autor: Mikel Ogueta Gutiérrez (IDR-UPM)
  • Autor: Sebastian Nicolas Franchini Longhi (UPM)
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Desarrollo y Ensayos Aeroespaciales
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto Universitario de Microgravedad "Ignacio da Riva"
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