User Manual for Calculating the Lateral Stability of Precast, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders FREE PDF (CB-04-20)
This document, User Manual for Calculating the Lateral Stability of Precast, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders, PCI Publication CB-04-20, provides context and instructions for the use of the 2019 version of the Microsoft Excel workbook to analyze lateral stability of precast, prestressed concrete bridge products. The free distribution of this publication includes a simple method to record contact information for the persons who receive the workbook program so that they can be notified of updates or revisions when necessary. There is no cost for downloading the program.
This product works directly with the PCI document entitled Recommended Practice for Lateral Stability of Precast, Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders, PCI publication CB-02-16, which is referenced in the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specification. To promote broader use of the example template, PCI developed a concatenated Microsoft Excel spreadsheet program where users may customize inputs for specific girder products.