Title: Automatic Deisng of Prestressed Concrete Bridges by Electronic Computer
Author(s): F. Sawko and B.K. Willcock
Publication: Symposium Paper
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
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.