TITLE

Stressed

PUB. DATE
February 1961
SOURCE
New Yorker;2/11/1961, Vol. 36 Issue 52, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information about prestressed concrete. While the compressive strength is very high, it has a very low tensile strength. Reinforced concrete is a solution for this problem. However, the advantage of prestressed concrete is that it requires only about one-fifth of the steel and a third as much concrete compared to reinforced concrete.
ACCESSION #
22783655

 

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