Title: Prestress Transfer Bond of Pretensioned Strands in Concrete
Author(s): R. Stanton Over and Tung
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 1451-1460
Keywords: beam, bond strength, friction, prestressed concrete, pretensioning, research, strand
Discusses the frictional and mechanical bond of seven-wire strands used in pretensioned concrete. The bond transfer lengths required for strands of l/2, 3/8, and l/4 in. nominal diameters are determined experimentally, and are found to increase considerably for strands of larger diameters.