Shear Strength of Partially Prestressed Beams with Pretensioned Reinforcement of High Grade Deformed Bars

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Title: Shear Strength of Partially Prestressed Beams with Pretensioned Reinforcement of High Grade Deformed Bars

Author(s): K. Cederwall, O. Hedman, and A. Loeberg

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 42

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 215-230

Keywords: beams (supports); building codes; cracking (fracturing); deformed reinforcement; loads (forces); partial prestressing; prestressed concrete; pretensioning; reinforcing steels; shear strength; shear tests; structural analysis

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
In order to study the effect of prestress on the shear strength, shear tests have been made on a series of 33 beams. . .The results show that the shear strength is strongly affected by the prestress force. The results have been analysed according to three methods.