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Title: Development of Presressing Strand in
Author(s): Leslie D. Marin and Norman L. Scott
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 453-456
Keywords: bond (concrete to reinforcement) : building codes; embedment: hollow core slabs: precast concrete:prestressed concrete: prestressing : prestressing steels; pretensioning; spans:stress transfer; structural analysis; structural design.
Abstract:Presents a proposed revision to the ACI 318 development length requirements for prestressing strand. An approach for designing precast, pretensioned units for spans too short to provide an embedment length which will develop the full strength of the strand is also presented.
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