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RE: Post-tensioned slabs on grade - need advice

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Construction and Maintenance Procedures Manual for Post-Tensioned
Slabs-on-Ground
Design & Construction of Post-Tensioned Slabs-on-Ground
http://www.post-tensioning.org/

Regards,
Harold Sprague


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jim Bailey [SMTP:jsbailey(--nospam--at)allen-bailey.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, February 17, 2000 4:00 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Post-tensioned slabs on grade - need advice
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have been asked (directed?) by a contractor on a design-build
> project to design a post-tensioned slab on grade, downturned at the
> edges for footings, with thickened slabs for interior bearing walls.
> The structure is wood framed one and two story in a warm temperature
> climate where frost is not a problem. There are no known soil
> problems.
> 
> We do most of our work in colder climates with 30" minimum frost cover
> and standard footings. Frankly, I am unfamiliar with this type of
> construction and am looking for guidance in the form of the latest
> publications on p/t slabs on grade. We have info in our library, but
> it is fairly old.
> 
> Any help or suggestions would be appreciated so I can quickly get up
> to speed. I don't normally check this list on a daily basis, so a
> private response would be helpful.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim Bailey
>