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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Computer Optimization in Structural Concrete Design
Author(s): Carl Berwanger and Takashi Fujii
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 133-160
Keywords: beams (supports); computer programs; concrete slabs; continuity (structural); costs; continuous beams; flexural strength; frames; loads (forces); optimization; plastic analysis; reinforced concrete; strength; structural anaylsis; structural design;T-beams
Abstract:This paper presents an optimaization procedure, for the design of reinforced concrete structures, that employs linear programming in its solution. The objective funtion may take the form of a linear weight or cost relationship for the structure.
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