This paper briefly reviews the early history of prestressed concrete. It discusses the materials used and the systems of pre- and post-tensioning in use, particularly in the early days. It then describes its uses in the building field and the types of structures in which it is likely to be found. (A)


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Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 390-403
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 116
    • Issue Number: 3 & 4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00729712
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 26 1996 12:00AM