The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) has released the third edition of Construction and Maintenance Manual for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations.
The Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI) has released the third edition of Construction and Maintenance Manual for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations. Incorporating the recommendations of the third edition of Design of Post-Tensioned Slabs-on-Ground, PTI now offers up-to-date information about the design, construction, and maintenance of post-tensioned slabs.
The manual provides basic guidance for the installation, stressing and finishing of unbonded single-strand tendons used in the construction of light commercial and residential ground-supported foundation slabs. It also offers information regarding type of construction and job-site troubleshooting of installation and equipment problems, while covering recommended maintenance procedures, including landscaping issues, to be implemented during and after construction.
Construction and Maintenance Manual for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations is offered as a resource for builders, subcontractors, field personnel, and other construction professionals. It is available in two sizes: 8.5- _ 11-in. (regular book) and 4- _ 7-in. (pocket), both at $35.00 for the public and $24.50 for PTI members. Orders can be completed or more information obtained by visiting www.post-tensioning.org, or contacting Theodore Neff, Executive Director, PTI, 8601 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Ste. 103, Phoenix, AZ 85021; 602/870-7540; Fax: 602/870-7541; e-mail: [email protected].