GDPTB: Guide for Design of Post-Tensioned Buildings

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Title: GDPTB: Guide for Design of Post-Tensioned Buildings

Author(s): Published by: Post-Tensioning Institute

Publication: Technical Documents

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Date: 10/1/2011

Abstract:
This guide provides basic knowledge about post-tensioning design and construction and is primarily intended for design professionals but also for others involved with the design and construction of post-tensioned concrete buildings. Included is information on typical post-tensioned floor systems, proper design and detailing for constructibility and to minimize restrain to shortening due to stiff vertical elements, lateral load considerations, preliminary design tables for estimation of material quantities, structural observation, and field inspection.