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OneEleven – Post Tensioned Transfer Deck

  The high-rise building located at 111 W. Wacker Drive in downtown Chicago was formerly known as the ‘Waterview.’  The structure was originally designed as an 89-story luxury hotel located along the Chicago River.  The construction of the conventionally-reinforced building … Continue reading

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One Museum Park West (Case Study)

One Museum Park West (Post-Tensioning case study) from Amsysco, Inc. ____________________________________________ Copyright © 2013 by AMSYSCO, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Post Tension Friction-Loss Calculations

The friction-loss calculations are important submittals for post-tensioning tendons. The calculations determine what the tendon’s final force is after short-term and long-term friction losses. The key input parameters for “Long-Term Losses” are as follows: Post-Tensioning System (Unbonded or Bonded) Type … Continue reading

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