This annotated slide presentation by ACI Subcommittees 440I, FRP-Prestressed Concrete, and 440E, FRP-Prof Education, is based on ACI 440.4R-04, “Prestressing Concrete Structures with FRP Tendons.” This presentation covers all of the topics covered in the document, including: FRP tendons and anchorages, flexural design, serviceability, shear, bond and development, and unbonded and external tendon systems.
Table of Contents
1. Identify the materials used to fabricate FRP tendons used in prestressed concrete;
2. List the various types of anchorages used with FRP tendons;
3. Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of using FRP instead of steel prestressing tendons in concrete structures; and
4. Understand the design considerations to check when using FRP as shear reinforcement.
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