# MIDASoft - Bridge Library

### Expert Tip: Creep Analysis - Next Steps

Composite Section Analysis Finally we came to the composite section analysis. One of the best examples is from Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Ranzi (Example 5.10, Time-dependent behavious of concrete structures, CRC Press, 2010.)

### Why Do We Need Pushover Analysis?

The limitations of linear static analysis in the seismic design gave rise to non-linear static analysis or Pushover analysis. Pushover analy...

### Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 5

Solving the previous example from full iteration Now it’s time to solve the previous example from full iteration. For simplicity, interactio...

### Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 4

Findings and remarks 1. We can calculate the feasible crack angle ranges for each εx and vu/f’c combination. θ min corresponds to concrete c...

### Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 3

Optimum crack angle θ From the previous example, we can catch that there are some possible crack angle ranges for the given εx and vu/f’c. N...

### The importance of API and its use

What is Application Programming Interface (API)? The first thought that will come into your mind is exactly what is this API? and why a civi...

### Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 2

Longitudinal reinforcement Believe it or not, longitudinal forces are caused by shear, and we do need to design/check for these longitudinal...

### Expert Tip: Concrete shear design based on AASHTO LRFD 1

Concrete Shear Equation The concrete shear equation is