Prestressed Concrete

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Prestressed Concrete
Prestressed Concrete
    Prestressed concrete is a system devised to provide sufficient precompression in the concrete beam by tensioned steel wires, cables, or rods that under working conditions the concrete has no tensile stresses or the tensile stresses are so low that no visible cracking occurs. This book contain following parts: • History of prestressed concrete • Comparison of reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete • Application of Prestressing • Principle of prestressing • Advantage and disadvantages of PSC • Type of Prestressing • Form and type of PS steel with properties • Anchorage system and types • Type of Conduit(Sheathing) or Ducts • Losses in PS concrete • Grouting System • References
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