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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: Optimum Design of Prestressed Beams
Author(s): G. G. Goble and W. S. LaPay
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 712-718
Keywords: Beams (supports), computer programs, optimi-zation,
prestressed concrete, structural
Abstract:Presents a method for obtaining the minimum cost design of a prestressed concrete beam, with costs stated in terms of unit costs of the constituent which can be specified by the designer. The influence of a possible design-specification change is studied.
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