TITLE

Why Prestress?

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, AbduI
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Precast Inc.;Jan/Feb2008, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the advantages of using a prestressed concrete. It states that prestressing were applied to construction when ropes or metal bands were wound around the wooden staves to form a barrel. It also notes that prestressed concrete is one of the most reliable, durable and widely used construction materials in building and bridge projects around the world. More information about the uses and advantages of prestressed concrete are also presented. INSET: History of Prestressing.
ACCESSION #
33870979

 

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