Steel-Prestressed Beam


Further details of this test may be found in the accompanying tutorial sheet, which contains design, behaviour and failure details. Crack patterns at various load stages are shown in the images below.

Crack pattern at 15kN

Crack pattern at 20kN

Crack pattern at 24kN

Crack pattern after unload/reload to 24kN

Steel-prestressed beam during failure



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Last updated 25 January 2001.