Post Tensioning, Methods, Advantages

Post-tensioning is a method of reinforcing (strengthening) concrete or other materials with high-strength steel strands or bars, typically referred to as tendons.  Post-tensioning applications include:- office and apartment buildings, parking structures, slabs-on-ground, bridges, sports stadiums, rock and soil anchors, water-tanks.  In many cases, post tensioning allows construction that would otherwise be impossible due to either … Read more

Under what situation shall engineers use jacking at one end only and from both ends in prestressing work?

Prestressing is now a must-to-have phenomenon in every mega project whether it includes flyovers or dam or whatever. During the design procedures a very important question that arises in the mind of the engineer is; whether to use jacking at one end only or from both ends.  Jacking at one end or both ends The … Read more