ISBN-10:
0471181137
ISBN-13:
9780471181132
Pub. Date:
02/13/1997
Publisher:
Wiley
Construction of Prestressed Concrete Structures / Edition 2

Construction of Prestressed Concrete Structures / Edition 2

by Ben C. Gerwick Jr.
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ISBN-13: 9780471181132
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/13/1997
Series: Professional Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 616
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

BEN C. GERWICK, Jr., spent a long and distinguished career as a construction contractor specializing in prestressed concrete structures. He now serves as a consultant on major projects around the world that involve prestressed concrete, including the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark, offshore concrete platforms in the North Sea, Arctic, and Canada, and the bridges to the new Hong Kong Airport.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES FOR PRESTRESSED CONCRETE.

Materials for Prestressed Concrete.

Prestressing Systems.

Special Techniques.

Durability.

Posttensioning Technology.

Architectural Prestressed Concrete.

Safety.

USE OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE.

Prestressed Concrete Piling.

Prestressed Concrete Bridges.

Prestressed Concrete Marine Structures.

Prestressed Concrete Floating Structures.

Prestressed Concrete Tanks.

Pipes, Penstocks, and Aqueducts.

Railroad Ties (Sleepers).

Road and Airfield Pavements.

Machinery Structures.

Towers and Special Structures.

Maintenance, Repair, and Strengthening of ExistingStructures.

Prestressed Concrete—Implications and Prospects.

Appendix.

About the Author.

Index.

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