Vibration Control for Bridge Members

  • Yozo Fujino
  • Kichiro Kimura
  • Hiroshi Tanaka


Not only the whole bridge structure but each structural member of a bridge sometimes suffers wind-induced vibrations, causing not necessarily a fatal destruction but other consequences such as fatigue damages. In this chapter, these vibration problems and possible methods to control them are introduced. Also given is a brief description of adverse wind effects on traffic and pedestrians and their control.


Fatigue Damage Vibration Control Light Polis Bridge Deck Slenderness Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringThe University of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Science and TechnologyTokyo University of ScienceShinjukuJapan
  3. 3.University of OttawaOttawaCanada

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