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Summary of Pages

Why Does Concrete Need to be Reinforced: This page gives a brief synopsis of  the properties of concrete, there is a need for reinforcing in concrete, and what advantages come from using reinforcing.

Introduction to Post-tensioning: This section contains an a general summary of the report by touching each area of post-tensioning and giving a brief summary.

Advantages/ Applications: This section describes the advantages of post-tensioning and how those advantages can be applied to modern structures.

Post-tensioning Components: This section contains a brief description of the different components of a post-tensioning system and some applications.

Construction/Design: This section discusses some of the standards for post-tensioning structures, construction methods, and advantages to post-tensioning when certain design requirements are needed.