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RE: CONCRETE: "-ing" or "-ment"?

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Gail Kelley	wrote: 

> In my personal opinion,  the term "prestressed reinforcement" is 
> incorrect - it is the concrete, not the reinforcement, that is 
> prestressed. Yet, it is used quite commonly and  I don't think 
> it has ever caused anyone to be confused.

Gail, are you suggesting that elongating the strand or wire does not
stress it?? 

William C. Sherman, PE
(Bill Sherman)
CDM, Denver, CO
Phone: 303-298-1311
Fax: 303-293-8236
email: shermanwc(--nospam--at)cdm.com

	


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