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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017, 5(4), 151-155
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-5-4-6
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Does Temperature Effects to Propagation and Growth of Cracks in a Stay- cable of Cable-Bridge due to Lightining–Strike?

Mary Tsili1, and D. Zacharopoulos1

1Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece

Pub. Date: July 15, 2017

Cite this paper:
Mary Tsili and D. Zacharopoulos. Does Temperature Effects to Propagation and Growth of Cracks in a Stay- cable of Cable-Bridge due to Lightining–Strike?. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2017; 5(4):151-155. doi: 10.12691/ajme-5-4-6

Abstract

In this paper we considered if temperature effects propagation and growth of cracks in a stay- cable of cable- bridge due to lightining strike. We dealed with the longest stay- cable of M1 pylon of Rio –Antirio bridge. We showed that after an hour the last will be cut down. Our result coincides with reality, since on 2005 a lightining stroke cut down the longest stay cable at M1 pylon of Rion- Antirion bridge. We concluded that temperature plays a great role to propagation and growth of cracks.

Keywords:
temperature propagation and grow of cracks longest stay- cable of Rion - Antirion bridge lightining strike cut down

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