Design Guidelines for the Use of Debonded Strands

by Bruce W. Russell, Univ of Oklahoma,
Ned H. Burns, Univ of Oklahoma,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

In this paper, presented are the flexural tests performed on beams containing debonded strands. Results show that debonded strands can be used reliably and safely, stipulating that the transfer zone of debonded strands can be located in regions where cracking will not occur.



Subject Headings: Failure analysis | Bonding | Material failures | Bridge failures | Structural failures | Girder bridges | Prestressing | Bridge tests

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