prestressed concrete


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prestressed concrete

n
(Building) concrete that contains steel wires, cables, etc, that are prestressed within their elastic limit to counteract the stresses that will occur under load
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prestressed concrete

[ˈpriːˌstrɛstˈkɒnkriːt] adjcemento armato precompresso
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Review of recent WisDOT in-service prestressed concrete girder bridges that have been damaged to assess the nature of these issues.
Scholar grant; International Scholarship and Paper Award; National Teaching and Research Award; UNF Award of Research Excellence; and, Florida Prestressed Concrete Association Education Foundation Award.
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Construction of Bridge Decks with Precast, Prestressed Concrete Deck Planks.
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