Why Concrete Needs Reinforcement - VideoRolls.com
By: Practical EngineeringPublished: 4 months ago
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More destructive testing to answer your questions about concrete.
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Concrete's greatest weakness is its tensile strength, which can be less than 10% of its compressive strength. So, we often reinforce it to create a composite material strong against all types of stress. This video briefly touches on conventional rebar and prestressed/post-tensioned reinforcement.
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