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prestressed concrete


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Type of reinforced concrete, in which steel bars are replaced by steel cables within ducts disposed to enable the tension areas of the concrete to be compressed by stretching them before loading. It allows for accuracy as well as economical use of both concrete and steel.

Allen (1992)

Subjects: Architecture.


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