Prestressing and Post Tensioning Tendons in Girders

LEAP CONSPAN/Precast/Prestressed Girder

Document Information

Document Type: FAQ

Product(s): LEAP CONSPAN/Precast/Prestressed Girder

Version(s): All

Original Author: Bentley  Bridge Technical Support Group

QUESTION: Does Conspan Analyze I beam that has both Prestressing and Post Tensioning cables ?


Currently Conspan does not have the capability but Con splice can analyze girders with a combination of Prestressing and Post Tensioning Cables .


Yes , According to AASHTO interim (2008-2009) release. Please check Section 4 ( of AASHTO code.