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
Translations

prestressed concrete

[ˈpriːˌstrɛstˈkɒnkriːt] adjcemento armato precompresso
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There is also one span of pretensioned concrete girders 18m long and 9.
A methodological approach for finite element modelling of pretensioned concrete members at the release of pretensioning, Engineering Structures 33: 1918-1929.
Construction firm Econsa is interested in purchasing PC Spiral Rib or intended wire in compliance with ASTM-A421 specifications utilized for elaborating pretensioned concrete.