Dynamic multi-structure in modelling a transition flexural wave

Alexander B. Movchan, Michele Brun, Leonid I. Slepyan, Gian F. Giaccu

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This paper presents a model of a 1D-1D dynamic multi-structure, supporting propagation of a transition wave. It is used to explain the recent phenomenon of the collapse of the San Saba bridge. An analytical model is supplied with illustrative numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-456
Number of pages13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 9 May 2015


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