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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: Finite Element Programs for Slab Bridge Design
Author(s): Malcom R. Douglas, Chandrakant J. Parekh, and Olgierd C. Zienkiewicz
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 117-141
Keywords: bending moments; bridge decks; bridges (structures); computer programs; concrete slabs; finite element method; matrix methods; reinforced concrete; stresses; structural analysis
Abstract:A successful computer program for the solution of plate problems - such as one based on the finite element idealization - can provide a basis for the design of slab bridge decks. Much additional work must be done before a fully streamlined program suitable for design work is practicable. . .The paper deals with the three aspects of the problem.
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