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Title: Tentative Recommendations for Prestressed
Author(s): ACI-ASCE Committee 323
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 545-578
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:A guide to design and construction of safe, serviceable, linear structural members prestressed with high strength steel. Emphasis is on flexural members -beams, girders, and slabs. Most of the recommendations are applicable to both buildirigs and bridges. Design chapter treats: loading; allowable stress; prestress loss; flexure and shear; bond and anchorage; composite construction; continuity; end blocks; fire resistance; and cover and spacing of prestressing steel. Concrete, grout, prestressing steel, anchorages, and splices are covered in the section on materials. Construction section includes: transportation, placing, and curing of concrete; forms, shoring, and falsework; placement of prestressing steel and application of the prestressing force; grouting; and handling and erection.
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