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Presenter: Anthony J. Lamanna, Ph.D, P.E.

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Nashville, TN

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14215

Product Number: 16H TNUPCPSC 10 7 CDMN

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This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 - 4:30 pm

Properties of Precast Concrete

   Characteristics of concrete

   Effects of compressive and tensile loads on concrete

   Principles of steel reinforcement

   Theory and practice of prestressing

Materials and Techniques for Prestressing Concrete

   Steel for prestressing applications

   Concrete for prestressing applications

   Types of prestressed reinforcement

Design Codes and Standards for Prestressed Concrete

   ACI maximum permissible stresses

   AASHTO maximum permissible stresses

   Seismic design considerations

   Building codes

Flexural, Shear and Torsional Stress Design

   Flexural design

   Reinforcement for shear

   Torsion design

Design of Prestressed Components



   One-way and two-way slabs

Prestressed Concrete Connections

   Connection hardware

   Headed concrete anchor design

Applications and Case Studies


   Above-grade structural elements

   Pavements and slabs


Anthony J. Lamanna, Ph.D, P.E.

Lamanna Engineering Consultants
Dr. Lamanna is a civil engineer with extensive experience in structural monitoring, assessment, and evaluation; strengthening, repair, and retrofit of structures; design of structures for coastal hazards; post installed anchors for structural uses; and special applications of fiber reinforced polymers. He also serves as an associate professor at Eastern Kentucky University where he teaches engineering and materials courses to construction management, applied engineering management, and fire protection and safety engineering technology students. Dr. Lamanna is certified in concrete fundamentals by the American Concrete Institute University and is a member of the American Concrete Institute, the American Council for Construction Education, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Society for Testing and Materials. He is licensed as a professional engineer in seven states and earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.