Once I conducted my preliminary
analysis, though it is very much closer to manual detail design, I review the
design using a commercially available software. Midas Civil is a great software
where it provides many features that a bridge designer required.
Figure 4 : Grillage Model for single
span PSC girder
Figure 5 : 3D Model of the PSC
Figure 6 : Result Interpretation and
tendon Profile check
This two way approach has made my
work tasks effective as well as efficient and made much complex
tasks in to achievable miles stones.