What is Bursting Reinforcement ?

Category: Civil EngineeringWhat is Bursting Reinforcement ?
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What is Bursting Reinforcement ?

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

Tensile stresses are induced during prestressing operation and the maximum bursting stress occurs where the stress trajectories are concave towards the line of action of the load. Reinforcement is needed to resist these lateral tensile forces.