Title: Automatic Design of Highway Bridges by Electronic Computers
Author(s): Jean-Claude Albouy, Andre Bonnet, and Jean-Claude Leray
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 97-108
Standardized highway bridges have been automatically and economically designed by electronic computer in France since 1962. Computation procedure, programming details, and present capabilities are outlined, and. time and cost data are presented. Examples cited include a continuous T-beam structure and a closed-box culvert.