Prestressed Concrete – Definition | Method | Advantages | Disadvantages

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What is Prestressed Concrete? Concrete can withstand a great amount of compressive stress but it has a very low tensile strength. Because of low tensile strength, concrete gets cracks when subjected to maximum load.  As the name indicates prestressed concrete is a form of concrete in which internal stresses are introduced before its application so that …

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