Flexural behaviour of externally prestressed beams. Part I: Analytical model

Chee, Khoon Ng and Kiang, Hwee Tan (2006) Flexural behaviour of externally prestressed beams. Part I: Analytical model. Engineering Structures, 28 (4). pp. 609-621. ISSN 0141-0296

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Abstract

Two features that distinguish an externally prestressed beam from an otherwise internally bonded, prestressed beam are: (i) the tendon stress depends on the overall deformation of the beam; and (ii) the tendons are free to move relative to the section depth, resulting in eccentricity variations defined as second-order effects. This paper presents a simple “pseudo-section analysis” method which accounts for second-order effects in simply supported, externally prestressed beams subjected to two symmetrically applied concentrated loads. The proposed method predicts the load–deflection curve and provides explicit expressions for the tendon stress, which can be used to evaluate the moment capacity of the beam by section analysis based on the bond reduction coefficient in strain compatibility.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Analysis; Beam; External prestressing; Flexure; Strength; Second-order effects, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2017 02:27
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 02:27
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/17671

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