The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 76 (1998) > Issues > Issue 2 > Rehabilitation of a Grillage Floor Building
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Rehabilitation of a Grillage Floor Building

There have been many situations in which flexural members - especially bridge girders -have been found to have less than the desired strength. A widely used method of providing additional strength has been the introduction of prestressing by means of external tendons'. External tendons are prestressing strands situated outside the original concrete section and are connected to the structure by anchorages and deviators. B.J. Sun