Testing Post-Tensioned Slab and Beams Without Grouting

by Z. Sherman,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-17


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Two industrial building post tensioned members were tested in laboratories at University of Mississippi; one was 5 ft × 30 ft × 11 ft roof channel slab, and other was 25 ft long roof girder; wire units were coated with mastic, and were not grouted in; end anchorages are steel plate shims; load vs deflection curves were plotted and cracking and ultimate loads were noted.

Subject Headings: Roofs | Slabs | Grouting | Steel plates | Load tests | Ultimate loads | Load factors | Construction industry

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