An overview of important issues to consider in the design and construction of post-tensioned concrete building structures. Highlights include common field issues for unbonded post-tensioning in elevated structures as well as slab-on-ground; the importance of certification in the manufacture and installation of post-tensioning systems; best practices for plans and specifications for PT buildings; and considerations for retrofitting existing PT structures.
About the Speaker:
Tim has 30 years of diverse experience in the A/E/C industry. His role at PTI focuses on development of standards, specifications and other publications plus training, education, promotion and research all aimed at advancing the PT industry. His background includes structural engineering and parking consulting plus business development and marketing for a post-tensioning systems supplier as well as a structural concrete subcontractor. His career has revolved around post-tensioned concrete structures every step of the way. Tim is a graduate of Purdue University, NCEES certified and is a registered professional engineer (structural) in five states.