Finite Element Programs for Slab Bridge Design


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Title: Finite Element Programs for Slab Bridge Design

Author(s): Malcom R. Douglas, Chandrakant J. Parekh, and Olgierd C. Zienkiewicz

Publication: Symposium Paper

Volume: 26


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

Date: 1/1/1971

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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