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Special request design seminars can be presented at your location by recognized industry experts; they provide specialized training to your employees or other groups and eliminate travel expenses.

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PTI's Education Committee has developed a prototype course curriculum that may be used as is or adapted to teach post-tensioning concepts to engineering and architecture students. The course materials include Power Point presentations.
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This 1.75 hour lecture by K. Dirk Bondy, S.E. contains detailed instruction on how to design and detail a post-tensioned concrete diaphragm.  This lecture covers detailed instruction on how to design and detail a post-tensioned concrete diaphragm.  Topics covered include a discussion of the beginning steps in designing a diaphragm including a discussion of when computer analysis vs. hand calculations are needed.  A step-by-step design example includes discussion of critical code requirements, determination of the diaphragm forces, shear and flexural steel location, location of shear failure planes, and design of collector and chord elements in the diaphragm. 

This 1.75 hour lecture by K. Dirk Bondy, S.E. is viewed for free.  



To obtain 1.75 pdh credits for watching this lecture, purchase and complete the quiz. 



PTI Member Price: $30
Nonmember Price: $40

 

 

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