HARRIS, J.D. & P.B. MORICE
Book Number: 36364
Cement and Concrete Association January 1952 8vo. Paper Cover. 64pp. Very good, suned spinefold. Diagrams. Drawings. B&W photos (factory scenes at vaious works; Magnel-Blaton jack; Lee-Macall stressing jack; prestressed water tank; transmission line poles; bridges, etc). Comprehensive text. Prestressing is a techniquie of construction whereby initial compressive stresses are set up in a member, to resist or annul the tensile stresses produced by the load. Contents includes Prestressed Concrete, History and development, the materials, Theory, Apparatus, Magnal-Blaton system, Applications, Other methods of prestressing, Schorer prestressing unit, Safety of prestressed concrete.
Keywords: Prestressing concrete, prestressed concrete