unbonded member

unbonded member

[ən¦bänd·əd ′mem·bər]
(civil engineering)
A posttensioned member that is made of prestressed concrete and has the tensioning force applied only against the end anchorages.

unbonded member

A posttensioned, pre-stressed concrete member in which tensioning force is applied against end anchorages only, the tendons being free to move within the element.
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Among the strengthened specimens, the members confined with four layers of CFRP obtained higher ultimate load when compared to columns confined with two layers of CFRP and the unbonded member.