State the procedure of prestressing, Civil Engineering

State the procedure of prestressing

When these wires cool down, concrete is poured in the moulds in which these tendons are provided in a stretched condition. Using this process, it is possible to induce initial stresses of and order of 500-600 N/d in the tendons. Except the manner of stretching tendons, rest of the procedure of prestressing remains the same.

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