Optimum Design of Prestressed Beams

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Title: Optimum Design of Prestressed Beams

Author(s): G. G. Goble and W. S. LaPay

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 68

Issue: 9

Appears on pages(s): 712-718

Keywords: Beams (supports), computer programs, optimi-zation, prestressed concrete, structural design

Date: 9/1/1971

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.