Digital Computers for Trial-Load Analysis of Arch Dams

by L.R. Scrivner,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 4, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: In stress analysis of concrete dams use of trial-load method means time-consuming, laborious computations; programming of these operations for electronic computer results in saving of time and costs, making this method of analysis more effective in design of arch dams; table gives summary of arch data prepared for use in trial-load studies and amount of machine time which is required for each type of analysis.

Subject Headings: Arch dams | Stress analysis | Concrete dams | Computer programming | Computer analysis | Job satisfaction | Data analysis |

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