Accession Number : ADA182902

Title :   Computer-Aided Structural Engineering (CASE) Project. User's Guide for Concrete Strength Investigation and Design (CASTR) in Accordance with ACI 318-83.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAB

Personal Author(s) : Hamby,Clifton C ; Price,William A , III

PDF Url : ADA182902

Report Date : May 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : Program CASTR is versatile in that its capabilities extend from design of new concrete structures in accordance with ACI Code 318-83 to investigation of already existing designs. Its analysis is based on the rectangular stress block described in Section 10.3 of the ACI Code. The design procedure is computer-aided rather than automatic and computes the minimum reinforcement required for a given width and depth, and displays the resulting interaction diagram. The program also computes and prints the minimum effective depth of a given section which satisfies strength requirements and steel ratio requirements without compressive reinforcement. The investigation procedure shows interaction diagrams and calculates compliance with ductile failure criteria.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, *STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING, *COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, *REINFORCEMENT(STRUCTURES), COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, CONCRETE, STRENGTH(MECHANICS), DIAGRAMS, INTERACTIONS, STRUCTURES, RATIOS, REQUIREMENTS, STEEL, USER MANUALS, DUCTILITY, FAILURE, STRENGTH(GENERAL), COLUMNS(SUPPORTS), COMPUTATIONS, BEAMS(STRUCTURAL), FORTRAN

Subject Categories : Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE