- 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]
FCM Bridge Wizard dialog box
Bridge Model Data Type
Select a Data Input Type.
Define PSC Box Section and tendon layout in conformity with the form provided by the Wizard.
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.