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Title: Dynamic Response of Pretensioned
Prestressed Concrete Beams
Author(s): Wayne A. Hamilton
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 851-855
Keywords: beams (structural);dynamic tests;loads (forces);prestressed concrete; pretensioning;research;testing;ultimate strength method (structural).
Abstract:Seven pretensioned concrete beams were subjected to a highly impulsive load. The load, reaction, and displacement of the member were recorded. A comparison is made by determining the ratio of ultimate dynamic moment to ultimate static moment. The test results show that the members will carry a 35 percent larger ultimate moment when applied dynamically.
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