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Civil-Comp Proceedings
ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 4/5
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping
Paper XV.2

Numerical Methods for the Nonlinear Analysis of Bridges

M.A. Crisfield

Transport and Road Research Laboratory, Crowthorne, Berkshire

Full Bibliographic Reference for this paper
M.A. Crisfield, "Numerical Methods for the Nonlinear Analysis of Bridges", in B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 67-73, 1987. doi:10.4203/ccp.4.15.2
Abstract
The paper describes the application of numerical, methods to the non-linear analysis of steel, concrete and masonry bridges. The main emphasis is placed on the finite element methods but simpler "mechanism" or "plastic" methods are also considered.

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