Mechanics and Design
Concrete reinforcement made of fiber reinforced polymers is becoming affordable and is now a better option than steel for an increasing number of applications. Its corrosion resistance, light weight and specific mechanical properties give it a number of advantages. Yet there is little information...
To Be Published April 3rd 2014 by CRC Press
A Guide to Fundamentals and Design for Repair and Retrofit
High strength fibre composites (FRPs) have been used with civil structures since the 1980s, mostly in the repair, strengthening and retrofitting of concrete structures. This has attracted considerable research, and the industry has expanded exponentially in the last decade. Design guidelines have...
Published November 4th 2008 by CRC Press