Behaviour of post-tensioned brickwork beams

B. P. Sinha*, R. F. Pedreschi

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A discussion is given of the development of post-tensioned brickwork beams and their ultimate load behavior under short term loading. The brickwork section was specially designed for ease of construction and grouting of tendons. The span of the post-tension beams varied from 1. 5 m to 6. 3 m. A method for the calculation of the ultimate moment is also outlined.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBehaviour of Post-tensioned Brickwork Beams
Place of PublicationGavle, Sweden
PublisherNational Swedish Institute for Building Research
Pages379-389
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9154091748
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1983

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