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PSC Box Bridge Created Edited

FCM Bridge


  • The Wizard automatically generates the model data of a bridge constructed by an FCM, Free Cantilever Method, by entering simple variables. The data include elements, boundary conditions, tendon placement, construction stages, etc. for a bridge composed of PSC (prestressed or post-tensioned Concrete) Box sections. 



From main menu, select [Structure] tab > [Wizard] group > FCM_Bridge.png [FCM Bridge]



FCM Bridge Wizard dialog box


Bridge Model Data Type

Select a Data Input Type.

Type 1

Define PSC Box Section and tendon layout in conformity with the form provided by the Wizard.

Type 2

The user defines PSC Box Section and tendon layout manually. The Section defined by the user can be recalled and thus, multi-Cell Section can be defined.



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