Engineers reveal what the Golden Gate Bridge would look like if it were built today

  • Believe lightweight material like Fiber Reinforced Polymers would be used
  • Carbon cables would be used instead of steel because they last longer
  • Replace the core-based dampers that were used in the construction 
  • Instead use technologies that are able to resist wind, traffic and seismic forces
The suspenders transfer vehicular forces and self-weight to the supporting cables that are anchored to towers and on to solid ground. The red supporting cables transfer forces from the black suspending cables to the blue towers and anchors

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4556582/What-Golden-Gate-Bridge-look-like-built-today.html#v-6254257333519891706

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