Prestressed Concrete

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 CONCRETE

Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Near-Surface-Mounted Prestressing ScrewThreaded Steel Bars Using Digital Image Correlation Method

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2021

Stress at Ultimate in Prestressed Unbonded Tendons: Assessment of Code Equations and Recommendation

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2021

Response of Prestressed Concrete Beams Subjected to Shear and Torsion

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2021

Flexural Behavior of Concrete Bridge Girders Prestressed with Stainless Steel Strands

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2021

Time-Dependent Behavior of Concrete Beams Externally Prestressed with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Tendons for 1000 Days

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Force-Based Frame Element with Axial Force-Flexure-Shear Interaction for Modeling Reinforced Concrete Members

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Structural and Mechanical Characteristics of Double-Hoop Unbonded Annular Anchor Lining

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Shear Experiments of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Shear Strength of Prestressed Concrete Beams Considering Bond Mechanism in Reinforcement

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

Web-Shear Capacity of Prestressed Composite Inverted Multi-Tee Slabs

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2021

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON PRESTRESSED CONCRETE

Hard and Soft Projectile Impact Simulation of Prestressed Concrete Panels

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 3/1/2021

2021 PCI Design Awards

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2021

FRP Retrofitting and Non-Destructive Evaluation for Corrosion-Deteriorated Bridges in West Virginia

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

US 41 over North Creek; FRP Reinforced Concrete Two-Span Flat Slab Bridge and CFRP-Prestressed Concrete/GFRP Reinforced Substructure and Bulkhead Wall System

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

6-Span CFRP-PC/GFRP-RC Bridge over Placido Bayou

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 1/1/2021

Optimization of partially prefabricated HyFRC slabs

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Structural behavior of prestressed Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete beams with and without openings: comparison between experimental results and finite element modelling techniques

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Neglecting Compatibility Torsions In The Design Of Concrete Structures

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Alternative Design Procedures for Torsion in ACI 318-19: A Comparative Study

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

Experimental investigation of shear-critical prestressed steel fibre reinforced concrete beams

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2020

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