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Construction of Post-Tensioned Structures

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This is the second presentation in the series and continues the discussion on the construction of post-tensioned structures. This session will focus on the construction aspects of post-tensioned construction. The following topics will be presented:

  • Construction process for post-tensioned structures
  • Areas of responsibility for engineers
  • Typical construction details for post-tensioning
  • Special details to reduce restraint stresses
  • Creating openings in new and existing construction
  • Common mistakes that compromise the long term performance
The seminar is intended for design engineers and construction engineers involved in construction of buildings.


  • Pawan Gupta, Ph.D., P.E., S.E., LEED AP

    Pawan R. Gupta, Ph.D., P.E., S.E. LEEP AP, is a Principal and Managing Director of Diagnostics in Los Angeles, CA. He has been involved in the design, repair, and rehabilitation of structures and facilities in the United States and Canada for the last 18 years. He received his PhD from the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, and is active in several professional organizations, including ACI and ICRI. Pawan is a member of ICRI Committee 150, ICRI Notes on ACI 562 Code Requirements. He is a Fellow of ACI and a member of ACI Committees 350, Environmental Engineering Concrete Structures; 364, Rehabilitation; 437, Strength Evaluation of Existing Concrete Structures; and 440, Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 423, Prestressed Concrete.

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June 7, 2016
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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