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RE: General Building Code Question

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Turk [mailto:73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 12:11 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: General Building Code Question
>
> I have always been perplexed with the flexural concrete tension
> permitted in
> the ACI codes.  Once concrete cracks, no tension can be taken across the
> crack, and who can say when the concrete cracks?

Well, no tension can be taken across the cracks by the CONCRETE. But the
steel does it very nicely.


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