Handling Uncertainties in Optimal Design of Suspension Bridges with Special Emphasis on Loads

  • Luca Sgambi
  • Franco Bontempi
  • Fabio Biondini
  • Dan M. Frangopol


The robust evaluation of the bridge deformability parameters is important in an optimization procedure, in order to reach an adequate customer comfort and, from a general point of view, an adequate serviceability. A genetic algorithm based approach is presented and developed for a long suspension bridge.


Genetic Algorithm Bridge Deck Suspension Bridge Line Load Carriage Load 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Sgambi
    • 1
  • Franco Bontempi
    • 1
  • Fabio Biondini
    • 2
  • Dan M. Frangopol
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Rome“La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.Technical University of MilanMilanItaly
  3. 3.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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