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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Arab, Finite Element Modeling of Pretensioned Concrete Girder: A Methodological Approach with Applications in Large Strands and End Zone Cracking, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, USA, 2012.
There is also one span of pretensioned concrete girders 18m long and 9.5m wide for bridge R1.
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. : Company purchases a container every 4-5 months so is interested in finding new supplier.