Digital Computers for Trial-Load Analysis of Arch Dams

by L. R. Scrivner,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 116-126

Document Type: Journal Paper


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: Stress analysis | Arch dams | Concrete dams | Computer programming | Job satisfaction | Computer analysis | Electronic equipment

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