Embedded reinforcements​

TitleEmbedded Reinforcements
Author(s)Gerd-Jan Schreppers, TNO DIANA BV
PublishedJanuary 2011 – Updated January 2015
KeywordsReinforcements, Pre-stressing, Post-tensioning


This paper explains the concept and application of embedded reinforcements in DIANA.

Basic assumptions and definitions, the pre-processing for bars and grids in combination with different element-families will be discussed, as well pre-stress loadings, post-tensioning functions and specific material models for reinforcements.