Civil Engineering - RCC Structures Design - Discussion


In a prestressed beam carrying an external load W with a bent tendon is having angle of inclination θ and prestressed load P. The net downward load at the centre is

[A]. W - 2P cos θ
[B]. W - P cos θ
[C]. W - P sin θ
[D]. W - 2P sin θ
[E]. W + 2P sin θ

Answer: Option D


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Ganesh said: (Oct 26, 2015)  
Tension in ten = sion.

Resolve it in center we get 2p sin.

Bhagat said: (Nov 18, 2018)  
Applying the balance load on the beam, in this case, balancing load is point load acting in the upward direction (2psin) so the net load is w-2psin.

Sameer said: (Feb 23, 2020)  
Is it not option C.

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