Full Scale Load Test of Prestressed Folded Plate Unit

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Title: Full Scale Load Test of Prestressed Folded Plate Unit

Author(s): Ignacio Martin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 68

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 937-944

Keywords: Buckling, folded plates, lightweight aggregate concrete, load tests (structural), post-tensions, precast concrete, prestressed concrete, roofs, safety factor

Date: 12/1/1971

Abstract:
Full-sized precast prestressed concrete folded plate unit load tested. Unit failed at superimposed load equivilent to 34 psf, or 62 percent of allowable test load.