Civil MDC

CALCULATING FRICTION AND ANCHOR SET LOSSES IN POST-TENSIONED TENDONS 2

CALCULATING FRICTION AND ANCHOR SET LOSSES IN POST-TENSIONED TENDONS

The prestress loss due to elastic shortening in pretensioned members is taken as the concrete stress at the centroid of the prestressing steel at transfer, f cgpmultiplied by the ratio of the modulus of elasticities of the prestressing steel and the concrete at transfer.

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