Summary of the Development of GAPPS7 Computer Program
Barksdale, Richard D.
Zeevaert, Adolfo E.
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This report briefly describes selected examples used to debug the GAPPS7 version of the FINITE ELEMENT PROGRAM FOR THE ANALYSIS OF GEOTECHNICAL PROBLEMS. Many of the examples used in developing this program are not, however, presented in this report. The GAPPS7 finite element computer program i~ based on the earli er GAPIN program [l]. The new features of the GAPPS7 program not present in the GAPIN program are summarized as follows: 1. Plane Strain Loading Option. 2. Selected Output Capability. 3 . Multiple Load Application Capability. A complete description of the data input for this program is given in the Users Manual for the GAPPS7 Program.