Common Bridge Cross Sections

Cross sections

Definition of common bridge cross sections by specifying basic dimensions.

  • Slab cross sections.
  • Box cross sections.
  • Solid or hollow sections. This capability allows the user to define hollow or solid sections for a particular mileage point.
  • Possibility of defining different depth for cross sections along the bridge.

Definition of bridges with composite section.

  • Beams (with or without bracing) and concrete slab (symmetric or not)
  • Concrete slab (symmetric or not) and trapezoidal metallic box.
  • Automatic “mesh” generation for the defined sections to calculate section properties. Any generic bridge section can be easily defined through the GUI.

Cross sections possibilities in CivilFem