S-shaped pedestrian bridge in Bochum – design and detailing

In a challenging area, dominated by industry for decades, a pedestrian bridge was designed and built, which stands up to this surrounding with its striking S-shape. By taking an advantage of the given constraints, the principle of the single-ended supported circular beam was applied skillfully. A description of the design, detailing and calculations for the bridge will be given as follows. Also an overview regarding construction and erection of the structure will be given.


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