IV. BRIDGE ENGINEERING

B. ON GOING PROJECTS
1. Studies for Aerodynamic Stability of Cable Stayed Bridge Decks (B-25)
Date of Start

December 1999
(i) Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi (R)
(ii) Ministry of Shipping Road Transport & Highways (S)

 

Present Status and Progress
The project is physically completed but yet to be approved by the Ministry.
 
Findings/ Conclusions
A methodology has been developed for wind tunnel testing of the cable stayed bridge decks in India using sectional model investigations. The methodology and the computer programme developed would be helpful for wind tunnel studies in India in future.
 
Reports/Publications
Draft final report has been submitted to the Ministry which is under examination