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prestress

(ˌpriːˈstrɛs)
vb
(Building) (tr) to apply tensile stress to (the steel cables, wires, etc, of a precast concrete part) before the load is applied

pre•stress

(priˈstrɛs)

v.t.
1. (in certain concrete construction) to apply stress to (reinforcing strands) before subjecting to a load.
2. to make (a concrete member) with prestressed reinforcing strands.
[1930–35]

prestress


Past participle: prestressed
Gerund: prestressing

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Perfect
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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References in periodicals archive ?
Where, f'ci is the compressive strength of concrete at the time of initial prestress.
Another newly developed strengthening technique to prestress glued laminated timber consists of inserting compressed wood blocks with lower moisture content than the ambient one, into the precut rectangular holes on the top part of the glulam beams [18].
His most recent assignment was as president of Blakeslee Prestress in Branford, Connecticut, US.
com)-- Oldcastle Precast - Central Pre-Mix Prestress located in Spokane, WA was contracted to manufacture and deliver the prestressed concrete WF 83 Super Girders used to construct the new Appleway Bridge over the Spokane River just west of the Washington-Idaho border.
The experimental program was developed with two main objectives: to study the evolution of the prestress value applied to the structure and to observe the bridge structural behavior under the effect of loads simulating the action of a standard vehicle.
Many techniques of ultrasonic nondestructive characterization of the material and the prestress in the material are based on the results of the analysis of the nonlinear effects that occur in wave interaction processes.
Determining the shrinkage and creep of high strength concrete is important for the determination of prestress losses and long-term deformations of prestressed girders.
In this study the effect of vertical compressive prestress on a rammed earth wall made of natural mud mixed with cement is analyzed using a numerical analysis model called Deformable Body Spring Model (DBSM) (Zangmo and Tsubaki, 2007, 2008) and the results are compared with the relationship obtained with the beam theory.
The structural response of the girder prototype exceeds design requirements in terms of ultimate shear capacity and meets flexural design requirements with the inclusion of appropriate prestress force.