Measured Strains in Post Tensioned Concrete Parking Deck

2010 11 01 nbsp 0183 32 This paper describes the monitoring of axial strains and curvatures in the slabs and columns of a flat plate post tensioned concrete parking deck Shrinkage compensating concrete SCC was used for the parking deck in lieu of pour strips to speed up construction The 59 vibrating wire strain meters were installed during construction in the spring and summer of

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Post Tension Concrete Structures Brandenburg

Post tensioned concrete is accomplished by tension ing high strength steel cables within the concrete mass This method is achieved in a process where metal or plastic tubes which contain loose tensioning cables or rods are cast into the concrete When the concrete reaches a certain design strength the cables are then tensioned to a pre

Post Tensioned Slabs Concrete Construction Magazine

2008 11 25 nbsp 0183 32 When a concrete slab is stressed by the post tensioning method it means the steel is being tensioned and the concrete is being compressed Compression is a force that squeezes or crushes and tension is a force that pulls something apart As a building material concrete is very strong in compression but relatively weak in tension Steel is very strong in tension

Roof Decks A to Z Part XI Post Tensioned Concrete

In the case of pre stressed deck types such as structural tees and hollow core planks the embedded strands commonly seven strand wire are stressed at the plant and are bonded to the concrete In post tensioned work the strands or tendons will be stressed after the concrete has hardened hence the name post tensioned

Post Tensioning Methods for Reinforcing Concrete

Post tensioning tendons which are prestressing steel cables inside plastic ducts or sleeves are positioned in the forms before the concrete is placed Afterwards once the concrete has gained strength but before the service loads are applied the cables are pulled tight or tensioned and anchored against the outer edges of the concrete

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2020 08 12 nbsp 0183 32 The post tensioning process works as follows First you must install steel tendons into the formwork and position them before the concrete is placed Steel tendons are prestressing steel cables inside plastic protective ducts or sleeves each one with anchors on each end to transmit the forces into the structure

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Chapter 5 Concrete Structures Contents

Used in CIP post tensioned or conventionally reinforced concrete box girders slabs traffic and pedestrian barriers approach slabs footings box culverts wing walls curtain walls retaining walls columns and crossbeams

Post Tension Basics How Post Tensioned Slabs Are Built

A residential post tensioned concrete slab will typically be 8 inches thick and use 3000 psi concrete Once the concrete has gained strength to 2000 psi typically within the 3 to 10 days recommended by PTI the tendons are stressed Tendons today are seven high strength steel wires wound together and placed inside a plastic duct

Inspecting a Deck Illustrated InterNACHI 174

The image above depicts a pick test on a deck post Although deck inspections are visual only inspections inspectors may want to dig down around posts and perform pick tests just below grade level to look for decay The image above depicts a high deck being supported with 4 quot x 4 quot posts Tall 4 quot x 4 quot posts twist under load and 4 quot x 4 quot posts even when treated decay below

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RCI Interface Featured Article Roof Decks A to Z Part

2018 07 02 nbsp 0183 32 Post tensioned concrete is a specialty domain and decks of this type should be reserved for crews having certification in post tensioned construction Even well seasoned concrete workers may not have the necessary skills required for this specialized field A variety of roof assemblies couple well to this deck but those requiring attachment devices should be

Post Tensioning Details for Long Span Concrete Bridges

construction transverse post tensioning of the deck also provides desirable toughness for handling of segments during erection In many or even most applications the use of post tensioning for the deck slab contributes signifi cantly to the economy of the bridges A variety of anchorages have been used successfully for post tensioning of deck

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Post Tension Elevated Decks Post tensioned elevated decks often used in parking structures offer many advantages over other methods of construction Some of these advantages include reduction in cost over the life of the project as well as a structure that preforms better than other solutions structurally to what is possible with the aesthetics of your project Interested in

What You Need to Know About Post Tensioning and Concrete

2020 08 12 nbsp 0183 32 Measuring Concrete Strength Before Post tensioning It s critical to gather precise temperature and strength measurements of your in situ concrete to determine when the steel tendons should be tensioned If your

Design of steel footbridges SteelConstruction info

The simplest method of employing structural steel as the prime structural element of a footbridge is to use a pair of girders fabricated or rolled sections braced together for stability and acting as beams in bending with a non participating walkway surface on top A typical small bridge deck might for example be formed by timbers placed transversely across the top of the beams

Post Tensioned Concrete Design For ACI 318 08

A 2 2Area 2 A c 2 2 Post Tensioned Concrete Design Table 1 1 List of Symbols Used in the ACI 318 08 Code cp Area enclosed by the outside perimeter of the section in A g Gross area of concrete in A 2 l Total area of longitudinal reinforcement to resist torsion in A o Area enclosed by the shear flow path sq in A oh Area enclosed by the centerline of the outermost closed

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Truss bridge Wikipedia

A truss bridge is a bridge whose load bearing superstructure is composed of a truss a structure of connected elements usually forming triangular units The connected elements typically straight may be stressed from tension compression or sometimes both in response to dynamic loads The basic types of truss bridges shown in this article have simple designs which could

CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS EXPERT post tensioned concrete decks

Holloway Consulting was retained as the construction defects expert by the Owner on a 4 Star Resort Hotel in Northern California comprised of approximately 300 000 sf of suspended post tensioned concrete decks See Holloway Consulting s hotel construction resume here The contractors that placed these slabs failed to satisfy the contractual requirements for slab finish

Demolition of post tensioned concrete

about the demolition of post tensioned concrete but there is enough such concrete now in service to become a problem for demolition contractors When a demolition sequence is being planned it is important to h a v e a knowledge of the ere c t i o n p ro c e d u re and a set of the as built re c o r d dra w i n g s This fact of life was c o n f i r med recently when 9 pre s t r essed


4 All post tensioning and grouting shall be in accordance with PTI M50 3 12 Guide Specification for Grouted Post Tensioning METHOD OF MEASUREMENT This work will be measured as the number of square feet of precast post tensioned concrete deck panels satisfactorily furnished installed post tensioned and grouted per the Contract Documents

Insul Deck Post Tension Estimating Guide

1 POST TENSIONED INSUL DECK installations require a qualified licensed professional engineer Be aware of this and advise your clients It is for their safety and your protection 2 POST TENSIONED INSUL DECK installations require a qualified licensed Post Tensioning Subcontractor POST TENSIONING is a specialized trade and building method which many

Post Tensioning Details for Long Span Concrete Bridges

design of post tensioned deck slabs Nonetheless it seems reasonable to question the extrapolation of the dura Fig 11 Confinement anchorages for transverse deck post tensioning installed in deck slab bility experience with unprotected conventionally reinforced bridge decks many with inadequate amount and quality of concrete cover to perfor

Prestressed concrete Wikipedia

Prestressed concrete is a form of concrete used in construction It is substantially quot prestressed quot during production in a manner that strengthens it against tensile forces which will exist when in service 3–5 This compression is produced by the tensioning of high strength quot tendons quot located within or adjacent to the concrete and is done to improve the performance of the concrete in