Automatic Design of Highway Bridges by Electronic Computers

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Title: Automatic Design of Highway Bridges by Electronic Computers

Author(s): Jean-Claude Albouy, Andre Bonnet, and Jean-Claude Leray

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 16

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 97-108

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Date: 1/1/1967

Abstract:
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.