EUROCODE HIGH SPEED TRAIN BRIDGES PRESTRESSING LOSSES

  • Forms of prestressing losses
  • Immediate losses
  • Variation in modulus of elasticity of concrete
  • Time-dependent losses
  • Components of shrinkage strain
  • Drying shrinkage strain
  • Autogenous shrinkage strain
  • Strand relaxation
  • Creep strain
  • Example

Bridge Design Flowchart

Start Material Selection Design Basis Construction Stages Preliminary Girder Design Based on Span Length & Width Dead Load Live Load Service Limit Checks Preliminary Tendon Design Prestress Losses Concrete Stress Checks at Construction Concrete Stress Checks at Service Canber and Deflection Strength Flexure Strength Shear Interface Shear Design Deck Design Bridge Modeling