CE 5309. PRESTRESSED CONCRETE. 3 Hours.
Introduction to pre-tensioned and post-tensioned concrete structures, bonded and unbonded construction, hardware, stress calculations, section proportioning, flexural design, shear design, prestress losses, deflections, allowable stress, load-balancing, and ultimate strength design/analysis methods, including: partially prestressed systems shear design, analysis and design of composite beams, design of prestressed concrete bridges. Both American Concrete Institute (ACI 318-318) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Load and Resistance Factor Design (AASHTO LRFD) provisions will be discussed. Credit not granted for both CE 4363 and CE 5309. Prerequisite: CE 4347.