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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: Self-Stressing Concrete
Author(s): Milos Polivka
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 483-487
Keywords: expansion; expansive cement concretes; ferrocement; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; prestressing; restraints; self-stressing concretes
Abstract:The use of self-stressing types of concretes is limited to applications requiring only a low level of prestress. Each application of a self-stressing type of concrete to fabrication of structural elements or building units requires a careful investigation, not only of the properties of the concrete but also of the structural behaviors of the precast units. To date, this self-stressing type of concrete has been used in only a few structural applications.
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