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Title: Behavior of a Prestressed Concrete
Waffle Slab with Unbonded Tendons
Author(s): M. A. Muspratt
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1001-1004
Keywords: creep properties; load-balancing method; loads (forces) ; prestressed concrete; research;two-way slabs; unbonded tendons; waffle slabs.
Abstract:A prototype segmental waffle floor slab of prestressed concrete construction and with unbonded tendons was designed by Lin’s load-balancing method for uniformly distributed load and simple supports. It was then tested under normal working loads for an extended period to determine time-dependent properties; and a subsequent short-term destructive test revealed overload characteristics.
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