The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 57 (1979) > Issues > Issue 9 > The Interactive Design of Portal Framed Buildings
Name of File 3932-57-09.pdf cached at 13/12/2017 18:28:28 - with 5 pages. pdfPath: E:\k9.istructe.org\CMS\webtest\files\34\34ed267f-44ad-4c4d-9b31-4a73d3f9ea27.pdf. thumbPath: E:\k9.istructe.org\CMS\webtest\files\pdfthumbs\34ed267f-44ad-4c4d-9b31-4a73d3f9ea27_1.png. objDoc: 1 - True. objPreview.Log: . strFileName: 34ed267f-44ad-4c4d-9b31-4a73d3f9ea27_1.png

Members/subscribers must be logged in to view this article

The Interactive Design of Portal Framed Buildings

A review of computer systems philosophy is presented. The effect of this philosophy on software development is examined. A typical suite of interactive programs for the plastic design of multibay portal frames in steel, PORTAL is described in detail. A short design study is included that highlights the effect on costs of varying the number of portal frames of a typical building. R.E. Yeadon