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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Partial Prestressing Design-Philosophy and Approach
Author(s): T.Y. Lin
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 257-268
Keywords: axial loads; bending; crack width and spacing; fatigue (materials); partial prestressing; performance; prestressed concrete; prestressing steels; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; shear strength; structural design
Abstract:Historical development of reinforced, prestressed and partially prestressed concrete is reviewed. Methods and codes for design are discussed, with emphasis on strength and behavior requirements. The use of non-prestressed reinforcement for flexural members, members under combined shear and flexure, combined axial load and flexure are discussed, together with suggested approaches to their design and analysis.
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