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My reply to Bill was pretty quick. After I sent the reply I thought I might
have seen something in the "notes". I'll have to pull it off the shelf
tomorrow after my nap and between the games
On Nov 22, 2013 6:36 PM, "Yang, Frank" <Frank.Yang(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Bill/Joe,
> Several references come to mind:
> Prestressed Concrete Structures - Michael P. Collins/Denis Mitchell,
> Prentice Hall Toward a Consistent Design of Structural Concrete -
> Schlalch/Schafer/Jennewein, PCI Journal/May-June 1987
> The above two references went over some basic concept of strut and tie
> model.  Essentially, if you can replace your concrete structural elements
> with an equivalent truss, where compression member (strut) made of 
> concrete and tension member (tie) made of reinforcing steel.  If you can 
> get the static work out, and the reinforcement is properly anchored at 
> the node, you are done.
> Notes on ACI 318-xx Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete -
> PCA has many examples of applying strut and tie model in different 
> concrete components.

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