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Shear & Torsion Design for Prestressed Member 2

Shear & Torsion Design for Prestressed Member

Torsion on structural elements may be classified into two types; statically determinate, and statically indeterminate. … Shear stresses due to torsion create diagonal tension stresses that produce diagonal cracking. If the member is not adequately reinforced for torsion, a sudden brittle failure can occur.

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