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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: Research in Computer-Aided Design of Reinforced Concrete at the University of Colorado
Author(s): Victor E. Saouma, Saurine, Saurine Doshi, and Michael S. Jones, and Efthimios S. Sikiotis
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 125-138
Keywords: beams (supports); computer programs; expert systems; frames; optimization; partial prestressing; quality assurance; reinforced concrete; structural design; Design
Abstract:A brief overview of current research undertaken on computer-aided design of reinforced concrete is presented. The following research projects, related to concrete structures, are briefly discussed: 1) interactive graphics optimum design of reinforced concrete frames; 2) interactive graphics optimization-based design of partially prestressed concrete beams; 3) hybrid design program for the design of reinforced concrete frames; and 4) usage of expert systems as quality assurance programs for the design of reinforced concrete to check their compliance with all the appropriate ACI Building Code provisions.
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