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Re: Tension in Concrete

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The key phrase is "reinforced concrete".  If there is no steel in the
tension face, it is not a reinforced section.  Use ACI318-95 chapter 22
Structural Plain Concrete as your reference.

>ACI indicates tensile strength of reinforced concrete (not pre-stressed)
>shall be neglected.
>Brian K. Smith, P.E.