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The crack propagation in the concrete girders can be arrested by using the principles of _____.

  • A. Pre tensioning
  • B. Post tensioning
  • C. Prestressing
  • D. Loading
Answer: Option B.
Explanation: 

Crack propagation in the concrete girders can be arrested by the principles of post tensioning and tensile cracking in the girder are arrested by including compression using tension ties forced to the sides of the girder at locations of tensile cracks

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