82134 Prestressed and precast concrete

Course Description

The Course DescripBasic principles, short- and long-term properties of constituent materials, partial prestressing. Flexural behavior, analysis and design of prestressed concrete beams, classes, cracking, pretensioning, post-tensioning, service load design, load balancing, strength design, strain limits, flexural efficiency. Bond, transfer and development lengths, anchorage zone design. Shear and diagonal tension. Evaluation of immediate and long-term losses. Composite construction and design, shear-friction theory. Deflection calculation using approximate single time step approach. tion



Books for this Course

  • Nilson, Arthur, H., Design of Prestressed Concrete, John Wiley and Sons

Times Offered

  • September 2015
  • January 2016