SOME APPLICATIONS OF PRESTRESSING IN FOUNDATION CONSTRUCTION

Prestressing techniques are advantageously applicable to some problems in foundation construction. In North America significant amounts of prestressing are used in tiebacks for temporary or permanent excavations, permanent anchorage into rock of structural foundations, prestressing of foundation mats, and prestressed piling. Recent examples from practice are reviewed with emphasis on the first three categories. /Author/

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  • Accession Number: 00097026
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ASCE #11395 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM