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Table 3 Properties of reference PC beams.

From: Generalized Softened Variable Angle Truss Model for PC Beams under Torsion

Beam Sectiona x (cm) y (cm) t (cm) \( A_{sl} \)
(cm2)
\( A_{st} /s \)
(cm2/m)
\( A_{p} \)
(cm2)
\( \rho_{l} \)
( %)
\( \rho_{t} \)
( %)
\( \rho_{p} \)
( %)
\( f_{c} \)
(MPa)
\( f_{sly} \)
(MPa)
\( f_{sty} \)
(MPa)
\( f_{p0.1\% } \)
(MPa)
\( f_{p,i} \)
(MPa)
\( f_{cp} \)
(MPa)
P2 (Mitchell and Collins 1974) H 35.6 43.2 8.9 5.6 7.4 4.6 0.37 0.61 0.29 32.9 407 407 1476 1145 4.9
P3 (Mitchell and Collins 1974) H 35.6 43.2 4.3 7.4 1.2 0.28 0.63 0.07 34.0 328 328 1476 1145 0.9
P8 (Hsu and Mo 1985b) H 25.4 38.1 5.2 22.6 9.6 0.53 2.90 1.02 31.0 334 336 959 690 6.8
D1 (Bernardo et al. 2013) H 60.0 60.0 11.4 23.8 11.2 4.2 0.66 0.68 0.11 80.8 724 715 1670 640 1.8
D2 (Bernardo et al. 2013) H 60.0 60.0 11.5 23.8 11.2 5.6 0.66 0.69 0.15 58.8 724 715 1670 1100 3.1
PA1R (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 25.4 25.4 2.8 4.5 0.9 0.40 0.80 0.20 43.6 435 310 1638 1207 1.7
PA2 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 25.4 25.4 5.2 7.7 1.5 0.80 1.40 0.20 45.6 483 310 1663 1207 2.8
PA3 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 25.4 25.4 8.0 7.9 2.1 1.20 1.40 0.40 41.8 389 435 1744 1303 4.2
PA4 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 25.4 25.4 11.4 11.0 3.0 1.80 2.00 0.40 42.2 419 435 1709 1303 6.0
PB1 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 17.8 35.6 2.8 4.5 0.9 0.40 0.80 0.20 45.8 435 310 1638 1207 1.8
PB2 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 17.8 35.6 5.2 7.7 1.5 0.80 1.50 0.30 45.8 483 310 1663 1207 2.9
PB3 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 17.8 35.6 8.0 7.5 2.1 1.30 1.40 0.30 45.5 389 435 1744 1303 4.2
PB4 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 17.8 35.6 11.4 10.2 3.0 1.80 2.00 0.50 45.5 419 435 1709 1303 6.1
PC1 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 14.6 43.8 2.8 3.9 0.9 0.40 0.80 0.20 42.2 435 310 1638 1207 1.8
PC2 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 14.6 43.8 5.2 6.9 1.5 0.80 1.50 0.20 45.1 483 310 1663 1207 2.8
PC3 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 14.6 43.8 8.0 6.8 2.1 1.30 1.40 0.30 41.3 389 435 1744 1303 4.2
PC4 (El-Degwy and McMullen 1985) P 14.6 43.8 11.4 9.5 3.0 1.80 2.00 0.40 42.1 419 435 1709 1303 6.1
H3AR (Wafa et al. 1995) P 14.0 42.0 8.0 10.3 4.0 1.40 2.00 0.60 92.2 487 390 1816 1366 8.3
H2A (Wafa et al. 1995) P 17.0 34.0 8.0 12.6 4.0 1.40 2.20 0.70 91.9 487 390 1816 1338 8.7
H1AR (Wafa et al. 1995) P 24.0 24.0 8.0 12.6 4.0 1.40 2.10 0.70 94.7 487 390 1816 1374 6.4
H3B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 14.0 42.0 6.2 5.6 2.1 1.00 1.10 0.40 91.5 374 387 1841 1309 4.0
H2B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 17.0 34.0 6.2 6.0 2.1 1.10 1.10 0.30 95.6 374 387 1841 1344 4.3
H1B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 24.0 24.0 6.2 6.5 2.1 1.10 1.10 0.30 89.8 374 387 1841 1258 4.3
M3A (Wafa et al. 1995) P 14.0 42.0 8.0 10.3 4.0 1.40 2.00 0.60 69.9 487 390 1816 1036 6.5
M2A (Wafa et al. 1995) P 17.0 34.0 8.0 11.3 4.0 1.40 2.00 0.70 70.1 487 390 1816 1021 6.2
M1A (Wafa et al. 1995) P 24.0 24.0 8.0 12.6 4.0 1.40 2.10 0.70 72.5 487 390 1816 1053 6.4
M3B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 14.0 42.0 6.2 5.6 2.1 1.00 1.10 0.40 69.3 374 387 1841 991 3.2
M2B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 17.0 34.0 6.2 6.0 2.1 1.10 1.10 0.30 69.7 374 387 1841 979 3.3
M1B (Wafa et al. 1995) P 24.0 24.0 6.2 6.5 2.1 1.10 1.10 0.30 72.0 374 387 1841 1008 3.2
  1. a P plain section, H hollow section.