final prestress

final stress

1. In prestressed concrete, the stress which exists after substantially all losses in stress have occurred.
2. The stress in a member after all loads have been applied.
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Prestressing tendons are installed and jacked to provide an initial prestress of 200 psi and final prestress of 175 psi across the transverse joints of the slabs.
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