elastic loss

elastic loss

In pretensioned concrete, the reduction in prestressing load resulting from the elastic shortening of the member.
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The glass transformation temperature was measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC; Q200, TA Instruments), and tan $ (elastic loss modulus/elastic storage modulus) was measured with the dynamic viscoelasticity apparatus.