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Fibre-reinforced polymer strengthenir

Lees, J and Morley, C and Yang, XS and Dirar, SH (2005) Fibre-reinforced polymer strengthenir. Concrete (London), 39. pp. 36-37. ISSN 0010-5317

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The use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) shear strengthening systems for the strength enhancement of existing reinforced concrete structures is discussed. An experimental and analytical research programme is under way to investigate the performance of bonded passive and unbonded prestressed FRP shear systems, and to quantify the effect of the load history on the strengthed behavior. Non-linear finite-element analysis are being developed to model the strengthed behavior. The results will provide insight into the optimum system parameters and contribute to the formulation of design guidance for advanced FRP strengthing strategies.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div D > Structures
Depositing User: Cron job
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2015 13:19
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 10:35