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Sag span

  1. Nov 22, 2014 #1
    Hello everyone.

    I have to describe is the Severn Bridge, a suspension bridge spanning the River Severn and River Wye in England.
    I have found almost all the measurements, except for one: the sag span. I could only find the sag ratio (1/12) but I need to convert this ratio to meters. Can anyone help me with this?

    Thank you very much
     
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  3. Nov 22, 2014 #2

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    Then you'll need to find the span distance in meters and apply the sag/span ratio. The main span distance is listed as 3240 feet.
     
  4. Nov 25, 2014 #3
    Thank you very much!
     
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