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Prestressed

Definition: structural concrete in which internal stresses have been introduced to reduce potential tensile stresses in concrete resulting from loads.- ACI Concrete Terminology


Prestressed concrete is structural concrete in which internal stresses have been introduced to reduce potential tensile stresses in the concrete resulting from loads. This introduction of internal stresses is called “prestressing” and is usually accomplished through the use of tendons that are tensioned or pulled tight prior to being anchored to the concrete. Common pretensioned members in buildings and parking garages include hollow core sections and double-tee sections.

JOURNAL Articles ON PRESTRESSED

Inclined Stirrups and Inclined Stud Shear Reinforcement in Zones of High Shear

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/29/2017

Comparative Study of Concrete Panels’ Fire Resistance

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 9/1/2017

One-Way Shear Design Method Based on a Multi-Action Model

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2017

A Unified Approach to Shear Design

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2017

Shear Strength of Prestressed and Nonprestressed Concrete Beams

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 9/1/2017

Web-Shear Behavior of Externally Prestressed T-Shaped Beams with Both Positive and Negative Moment Regions

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2017

2016 PCI Design Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 7/1/2017

2016 PCI Design Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 6/1/2017

Deployment of Composite Reinforcing

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 5/1/2017

Effect of Embedment Length on Bond of 18 mm (0.7 in.) Strand by Pullout Test

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2017

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