Prestress Manual

Prestress Manual (PDF-Open with Chrome)

Table of Contents

Section Title
Safety
2 Prestress Shop Drawings
3 Prestressing Ducts
4 Prestressing Strands and Bars
5 Anchorage Devices
6 Strand Wedges
7 Prestressing Jacks
8 Prestressing Operation
9 Grouting Operation
Appendix A Prestressing Systems
Appendix B Strain Indicator-Pressure Cell
Appendix C Inspection Checklist
Appendix D Post-Tensioning Losses and Elongations
Appendix E Example Calculations
Appendix F California Test #541 (Flow Cone Method)