By Yail Jimmy Kim
Advanced composite fabrics for bridge buildings are well-known as a promising replacement to standard development fabrics comparable to metal.
After an introductory review and an review of the features of bonds among composites and quasi-brittle constructions, Advanced Composites in Bridge development and Repair reports using complex composites within the layout and development of bridges, together with harm id and using huge rupture pressure fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. the second one a part of the ebook provides key purposes of FRP composites in bridge building and service, together with using all-composite superstructures for speeded up bridge development, engineered cementitious composites for bridge decks, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites for cable-stayed bridges and for fix of deteriorated bridge substructures, and eventually using FRP composites within the sustainable substitute of growing old bridge superstructures.
Advanced Composites in Bridge development and Repair is a technical consultant for engineering execs requiring an realizing of using composite fabrics in bridge construction.
- Reviews key functions of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge building and repair
- Summarizes key fresh study within the suitability of complicated composite fabrics for bridge buildings in its place to standard building materials
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And Rizkalla, S. (2009) ‘Strengthening of prestressed concrete girders with composites: installation, design and inspection’, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 23, pp. 1495–1507. Rubinsky, I. A. and Rubinsky, A. (1954) ‘An investigation into the use of fiberglass for prestressed concrete’, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 6, No. 17, pp. 71–78. , Vallée, T. and Keller, T. (2008) ‘Direct load transmission in hybrid FRP and lightweight concrete sandwich bridge deck’, Composites: Part A, Vol.
GFRP composites are limitedly used in prestressing application because of their poor resistance to creep (ACI, 2004; ISIS, 2007; Youakim and Karbhari, 2007). GFRP tendons show a typical strength decrease of 30% in 100 years (Pisani, 1998). It should be noted that an additional strength reduction of GFRP tendons may occur if the tendons are embedded in concrete because of their inadequate performance in an alkaline environment (Dolan, 1999). 1. , no creep (Pisani, 1998)). However, material costs of CFRP are higher than those of GFRP and AFRP.
El-Ragaby, A. and Nadeau, D. (2005) ‘Field investigation on the first bridge deck slab reinforced with glass FRP bars constructed in Canada’, ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 470–479. Feng, P. (2012) ‘All FRP and FRP-concrete hybrid components for bridges: experiments, theories and case study’, The Third Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS 2012), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 2–4 February, CD-ROM. S. gov. , Wan, B. and Liu, J. (2008) ‘Wheel load distribution in concrete bridge decks with FRP stay-in-place forms’, ACI SP-257: FRP Stay-In-Place Forms for Concrete Structures, CD-ROM, SP-257-3.