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Northeast PCI Beams


PGSuper Professional Only

This PGSuper configuration is included with PGSuper Professional and implements PCI Northeast girder shapes. A generic AASHTO LRFD project criteria library is used.

Implemented Girder Shapes

  • Northeast Bulbtee (NEBT) shapes
  • Type D and F Northeast Extreme Bridge Tee (NEXT) shapes using proprietary PGSuper Pro parametric shape which models the NEXT beams precisely and computes live load distribution factors per PCINE recommendations
NEXT F Beams

NEXT F Beams

NEXT D Beams

NEXT D Beams

PCI NE BT Beams

PCI NE BT Beams

Assumptions and Limitations

  • Strict AASHTO LRFD interpretation (most recent version implemented in PGSuper). Does not contain agency-specific provisions or interpretations (for example, PennDOT DM-4 interpretation not considered).
  • Distribution factors for type F NEXT beams are cumputed using guidelines for computation may be found at the PCINE web site.
  • Barrier load is distributed to two outermost girders
  • Girder lifting and hauling are not considered

PGSuper Set Up Instructions

This configuration is included in PGSuper Professional and its use is restricted to licensed users only. PGSuper Professional users can access the configuration as follows:

  • Open PGSuper Professional
  • Click File | Configure PGSuper
  • Select the PGSuper Professional sever
  • Select the PCI NE library

References

Revision History

  • July 5, 2010 - Initial Release
  • February 23, 2016 - Implemented ODOT design specifications

Developer

  • BridgeSight Staff
  • High Bridge Staff - The High Bridge Team is a joint sales and fabrication effort between High® Steel Structures Inc. and High® Concrete Group LLC. Founded in 1931, the High companies have played an integral role in the building of the nation’s transportation and community infrastructure. The High Bridge Team collaboration combines High Steel Structures’ decades of bridge industry leadership with High Concrete’s strength as one of the region’s premier suppliers of quality, leading-edge structural concrete products to deliver the next generation of innovative bridge superstructure components to the marketplace.

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