REPORT ON PRESTRESSING STEEL: 3. LOSSES OF PRESTRESS IN TENDONS DUE TO STEAM CURING OF CONCRETE

This report is intended to provide information concerning the influence of steam curing on the relaxation of prestressed steel in pretensioned prestressed concrete. Specific details are given to show when relaxation losses have to be taken into consideration, although in most cases such losses are of minor importance. Existing Australian, United Kingdom, German, Dutch, Swedish and Soviet codes of practice, are reviewed. (TRRL)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement and Concrete Association

    Wexham Spring
    Slough SL3 6PL, Buckinghamshire,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00324342
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NFIP/5/5 Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM