Title: A Computer Program for Checking Reinforced Concrete Beams
Author(s): James A. Barker, Martin L. Moody and Chuan C. Feng
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 229-238
Keywords: beams (supports); bond (concrete to reinforcement); computer programs; flexural strength; loads (forces); moments; rectangular beams; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; structural design
A computer program is developed which will check reinforced concrete beam designs against the ACI 318-63 Code and print out warnings of any violations. At present the routine to check the flexure and bond requirements for rectangular beams is complete.