Automatic Deisng of Prestressed Concrete Bridges by Electronic Computer

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Title: Automatic Deisng of Prestressed Concrete Bridges by Electronic Computer

Author(s): F. Sawko and B.K. Willcock

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 26

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 690-713

Keywords: bridges (structures); computer programs; continuity (structural); elastic analysis; loads (forces); optimization; prestressed concrete; statically indeterminate structures; structural analysis; structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
Design of statically indeterminate multi-span bridges presents considerable difficulties. Computer programs now are used to carry out the elastic analysis of a statically indeterminate structure. . .The program is fully automatic, i.e., the program optimizes the geometry.