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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: SP-120: External Prestressing in Bridges
Author(s): Editors: Antoine Naaman and John Breen
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 464
External prestressing--that is, the use of unbonded prestressing tendons outside the concrete section of a structural concrete member--offers substantial economic savings and a dramatic increase in construction speed, making it an extremely attractive option for the construction of new concrete structures, particularly bridges. It is also a logical choice for the rehabilitation and strengthening of many existing structures. ACI's symposium volume, External prestressing in Bridges, provides the last word on this important technological development Based on experience in both the U.S. and Europe, the book addresses: *The state of the art, *Technologies for construction, *Applications in new construction and rehabilitation, *Testing and experimental observations, *Analysis and design considerations. Covering practical construction information as well as analysis and design, this is required reading for anyone involved in building bridges.
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