Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   
 
   
         
 
 
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7 Wire Strained Testing

by Prof. Bassem Andrawes, Andrew Pozolo

 

In one phase of an IDOT-sponsored project, a series of fifty-six pullout tests on seven-wire steel strand embedded in self-consolidating concrete and conventional concrete blocks were tested. Experimental data was used to derive bond stress-slip relationships for steel strand embedded in the two concrete types. The relationships are being implemented in finite element analyses to predict transfer and development lengths in prestressed SCC girders. T he analytical lengths will be verified through large-scale testing in the project's next phase.

 

 
 
   
If you are interested in this project or if you have any questions, contact Prof. Bassem Andrawes or Andrew Pozolo.
   
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