A PROGRAM TO ANALYZE CURVED GIRDER BRIDGES

A COMPUTER PROGRAM IS GIVEN FOR THE ANALYSIS OF PLANAR GRID STRUCTURES WITH CURVED MEMBERS, LOADED NORMAL TO THEIR PLANES. THE BASIC PROCEDURE FOR A GENERAL STIFFNESS MATRIX ANALYSIS IS OUTLINED, AND THE EQUATIONS TO DEVELOP THE REQUIRED MATRICES ARE PRESENTED. A DETAILED FLOW CHART AND A COMPLETE PROGRAM LISTING ARE GIVEN. A SIMPLE ILLUSTRATED EXAMPLE IS SHOWN, INCLUDING THE DETAILED DEVELOPMENT OF THE MATRICES USED, THE REQUIRED COMPUTER INPUT, AND OUTPUT. THE PROGRAM IS WRITTEN IN IBM 1410 FORTRAN IV IN SUCH A WAY THAT IT CAN BE MODIFIED RATHER EASILY FOR ANY COMPUTER WHICH USES A FORTRAN IV PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Eng Bull No 8, 55 PP
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Rhode Island, Kingston

    Division of Engineering Research and Development
    Kingston, RI  USA  02881
  • Authors:
    • Lavelle, F H
    • Boick, J S
  • Publication Date: 1965-12

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  • Accession Number: 00208398
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 13 1994 12:00AM