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Re: Tension Stress Graphs

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No, I suspect what they want is a graph of the tension stress in the
prestressing tendons themselves.

Why they'd need this I'm not sure, but whatever.

frp 2000 wrote:
> 
> I received "flexural" demands for some prestressed beams.
> 
> What I received were : Tension Stress Graphs (length on x-axis, psi on
> y-axis)
> 
> Are these equivalent to the moment curve divided by the Section Modulus ??
> 
> i.e. stress = M/S = Mc/I ,    where c = distance to furthest tension fiber