What are the advantages of Prestressed Concrete over Conventional Reinforced Concrete?

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What are the advantages of Prestressed Concrete over Conventional Reinforced Concrete. The prestressing of concrete has several advantages as compared to traditional reinforced concrete without prestressing. A fully prestressed concrete member is usually subjected to compression during service life. This rectifies several deficiencies of concrete. Serviceability and Strength Reduces occurrence of cracks . Freezing & … Read more What are the advantages of Prestressed Concrete over Conventional Reinforced Concrete?