What is Bursting Reinforcement ?

DWQA QuestionsCategory: Civil EngineeringWhat is Bursting Reinforcement ?
Editor Staff asked 9 months ago

What is Bursting Reinforcement ?

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Editor Staff answered 9 months 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.