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FSM Bridge Wizard


  • he Wizard automatically generates the model data of a PSC box bridge constructed by a conventional full shoring system FSM, Full Staging 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.

NOTE.png The input data in FSM Bridge Wizard are saved in the corresponding dialog boxes once the Wizard is executed normally. We can recall the input data after closing the Wizard and subsequently check, modify and re-execute the Wizard. In addition, Wizard data can be saved as a file with .wzd extension, which can be recalled even after closing the program.

NOTE.png A "Two Cell" type section can be defined, which as a 2 cell PSC (prestressed or post-tensioned concrete) Box section. Moreover, the section at supports can be defined separately from the Diaphragm of the Section tab.

NOTE.png Movable Scaffolding System (MSS) and a conventional full shoring system (FSM, full staging Method) can be applicable separately.



From the main menu, select [Structure] tab > [PSC Bridge] group > [PSC Box Bridge] > [FSM Bridge]



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FSM Bridge Wizard Model dialog box



Bridge Model Data Type

Select a Data Input Type.

Type 1

Define PSC Box Section and tendon layout within the Wizard.

Type 2

The user defines PSC Box Section and tendon layout directly. The Section defined by the user can be recalled, and as such multi-Cell Section and straight and curved tendon layouts can be defined.


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