Finite Element Analysis of Stresses in Mass Concrete Structures

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Title: Finite Element Analysis of Stresses in Mass Concrete Structures

Author(s): Randbir S. Sandhu and Edward L. Wilson

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 33

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 211-228

Keywords: computer programs; concrete construction; concrete dams; creep properties; dams; finite element method; gravity dams; loads (forces); mass concrete; stress analysis; stresses; structural analysis; temperature; thermal stresses; viscoelasticity

Date: 1/1/1972

Abstract:
A ditigal computer program using the finite element method for stress and displacement analysis of mass concrete structures is developed allowing for incremental construction, temperature changes, creep and different elastic and creep properties in tension and compression.