Steel Frame Construction Archive

Methods of Prestressing

There are two methods of prestressing: • Pre-tensioning: Apply prestress to steel strands before casting concrete; • Post-tensioning: Apply prestress to steel tendons after casting concrete. Pre-tensioning This
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FABRIC STRUCTURES Fabric structures are not new: People have constructed tents since the earliest days of human civilization. During the last several decades, however, new, durable fabrics and
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