... of suspension bridges with stiffening trusses is based on five assumptions, which are very near the actual conditions: (1) The cable is supposed perfectly flexible, freely assuming the form of the equilibrium polygon of the suspender forces. (2) The...
A Practical Treatise on Suspension Bridges: Their Design, Construction and ... - Page 20
by David Barnard Steinman - 1922 - 204 pages
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