I am designing a Post-Tensioned concrete parking structure (flat plate) with ramps between levels. I have obtained a few publications from PTI about the topic but my main question doesn't seem to be answered in them. That question is: do I induce crazy large moments in my slab from the transition of post-tensioning strands from the horizontal portion of the slab to the ramped portion of the slab? To me it would make sense that there is a large moment created here, but I am confused that I haven't seen this addressed in the literature. Should I create closure pours at the ramp start and stop locations?
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