Topics include prestressed concrete concepts for both pre-tensioning and post-tensioning: materials, types of prestress, and prestress losses; design of sections for flexure, shear, torsion, and compression; load balancing technique; consideration of partial prestress, composite sections, and slab systems.

Course prerequisite(s): 

560.320/325 Structural Design I/II or equivalent. 560.320/325 are offered through the full-time Civil Engineering Department.

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