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Prestressing Steels UK Prestressing Steel Manufacture, Specifications and Significance Relative to P

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Prestressing Steels UK Prestressing Steel Manufacture, Specifications and Significance Relative to P
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A client’s aim is to secure the maximum benefit from his investment. He therefore requires a maximum useful life from his structure without spending any more than is necessary on its construction and subsequent maintenance. K.W. Longbottom and G.P. Mallett

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