General Information

Day 1

  • Post-Tensioning Systems and Applications in Building Construction; Novel and Traditional Applications
  • Savings and Economics of Post-Tensioning in Building Construction
  • What you need to know to design a modern post-tensioned floor
  • Applying AC1 and EC2 to practical design of post-tensioned buildings
  • The 10-steps to follow in design of post-tensioned floors
  • Expeditious design of post-tensioned floors, using 2D strip method
  • Practical steps in evaluation and design of RC and PT floors for vibration

Day 2

  • Shortening of post-tensioned floors and its impact on the floor's resppnse
  • Practical measures for crack control and mitigating the adverse effects of restraints
  • Application of 3D Finite Element Method to design of post-tensioned multi-story buildings
  • Design review of a high profile multistory building - case study
  • Trends in Building Information Modeling related to post-tensioning - case study
  • Design of post-tensioned floor systems for seismic and wind forces
  • Post-tensioning fundamentals to excel beyond the basics
  • Construction detailing; modeling and layout of post-tensioned tendons

Day 3 (Optional)

  • Hands-on training in design of post-tensioned buildings.
  • Working on your own laptop, using the latest 3D FEM version of ADAPT program
  • Learn tips and tricks for the efficient modeling and design of post-tensioned slabs
  • Starting with the architect’s drawing, participants will be guided through the design process to conclude with the construction and fabrication drawings
  • Each participant will receive a trial version of ADAPT software

Workshop Benefits:

  • Obtain a hands-on experience and exposure to efficient design of post-tensionined buildings
  • Become closeley familiar with the latest design tools and methods
  • Receive detailed information, literature and design examples of common post-tensioned buildings