A study and evaluation on Seri Wawasan bridge in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Lee, Chang Long (2005) A study and evaluation on Seri Wawasan bridge in Putrajaya, Malaysia. [USQ Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Bridges are essential part of communication, affording the most direct route where practicable. Wit national progress and technological advancement, a relative new bridge type is approached in Malaysia, known as Cable‐Stayed bridge. The Seri Wawasan Bridge which is chosen for this research project is one of the most beautiful cable‐stayed bridges in Malaysia. Seri Wawasan Bridge is an asymmetric cable‐stayed bridge with a 75º forward‐inclined pylon, which is located in Putrajaya Main Island Area. This research project is brought out to study the construction method and design of cable‐stayed bridge. To accomplish this research project, a lot study materials are needed. The literature review involves a comprehensive study on the types of bridge currently used, the development of cable‐stayed bridge, the concept of cable‐stayed bridge and the bridge construction methods currently used. Site visits and interview are made to collect more information regarding the Seri Wawasan Bridge and the problem that mostly ncounter during bridge construction. Finally, evaluate the suitability of the Seri Wawasan Bridge base on the compiled information.


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Item Type: USQ Project
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:00
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: bridges; bridge; Putrajaya; Seri Wawasan; Malaysia; pylon; cables
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090506 Structural Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2237

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