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prestressing

Applying a load to a structure, deforming it so that it will withstand a working load more effectively or so that it will deflect less.
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Caption: Construction of this bridge in Rankin County, MS, includes two bridge span sections, one using steel plate girders (at left) and the other using prestressed concrete beams.
Conclusions: Analysis for construction loads indicated that first segment near the face of the pier was over prestressed due to cantilever tendons during construction to resist the total dead load of the girder and other construction loads.
This second edition reflects recent advances in the design of modern prestressed concrete structures since the first edition was published 25 years ago.
06 mm when the piece is prestressed and has a self-tensioning device.
Steel wire company Insteel Industries (NasdaqGS:IIIN) said on Friday that it has acquired substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire (ASW) for a purchase price of about USD36.
Target: prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire Corporation
During release of pretensioned strands there are no anchoring devices at the end of prestressed concrete member.
This ASCE manual defines structural configurations of prestressed concrete poles for electrical utility installations and discusses the loading behavior and foundation conditions to consider when designing prestressed concrete pole projects.
The possibility of prestressed suspension bridges development is evaluated.
The specialised precast concrete company designs, manufactures, delivers and installs precast and prestressed concrete components to customer specifications.
com)-- Oldcastle Precast - Central Pre-Mix Prestress located in Spokane, WA was contracted to manufacture and deliver the prestressed concrete WF 83 Super Girders used to construct the new Appleway Bridge over the Spokane River just west of the Washington-Idaho border.