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prestressed

(ˌpriːˈstrɛst)
adj
(Building) (of steel cables, wires, etc, of a precast concrete part) that has been prestressed
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prestressed

[ˈpriːˈstrest] ADJ prestressed concretehormigón m pretensado

prestressed

adjvorgespannt; prestressed concreteSpannbeton m
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This larger strand helps by increasing the possible area of prestressing steel and by lowering the centroid of the prestressing force, which enhances the eccentricity of the force and effectiveness of the prestressing steel.
Prestressed concrete structure can be pretensioned or post-tensioned depending on when the prestressing force is introduced.
This method allows the development of bridges with reduced requirements for girder stiffness, but overall bridge rigidity will be ensured by prestressing of stabilization cable (Kirsanov 1973).
2011): (1) the realistic prediction of concrete creep and shrinkage; (2) the efficiency of prestressing to reduce deflections; (3) the shear deformations and the shear lag; (4) concrete cracking, and so on.
It consists of a series of timber planks placed side by side and compressed transversely with high-strength steel prestressing bars.
The prestressing wires in the pipe amplify the signal that is recorded by the "receiver".
Prestressed concrete is a particular form of reinforced concrete in which external prestressing force is applied on the concrete to reduce or eliminate the tensile stresses and thereby control or eliminate cracking.
Because prestressing induces a compressive stress in the pavement, tensile stresses caused by wheel loads in a thinner slab can be reduced to that which would be expected in a much thicker pavement slab.
Al Qarya purchased the prestressed beams from an Iraqi fabricator, Dijla Prestressing, in Baghdad.
Prestressed concrete bridge members will undergo different loading stages, including prestressing release, beam and slab weight, superimposed dead load, and live load.
Document identifier: KIT 206 Descriptors: Buildings, Structural design, Structural systems, Concretes, Structures, Design, Reinforced concrete, Prestressed concrete, Factor of safety, Durability, Design calculations, Prestressing steels, Structural members, Fire resistance, Construction materials, Safety measures, Approval testing, Serviceability limits, Tendons, Reinforcement, Lightweight aggregates, Aggregates ISBN: 978 0 580 50985 8 Material number: 30232841
Product Sub-Category: Prestressing Strands Or Cables