Automatic Design and Drafting of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Structures

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Title: Automatic Design and Drafting of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Structures

Author(s): Stanley W. Woods and Leon J. Schuchardt

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 33

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 123-132

Keywords: aprons; bridge abutments; bridges (structures); computer programs; culverts; detailing; engineering drawings; foundations; loads (forces); plotters; reinforced concrete; structural analysis; structural design

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
This paper describes and discusses the utilization of computer and plotter by the Wisconsin Bridge Section for producing designs and engineering drawings of bridge abutments and box culverts. Development of existing systems and planned systems is discussed.