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By Yail Jimmy Kim

ISBN-10: 085709694X

ISBN-13: 9780857096944

Advanced composite fabrics for bridge constructions are well-known as a promising substitute to standard development fabrics corresponding to metal.

After an introductory evaluation and an overview of the features of bonds among composites and quasi-brittle constructions, Advanced Composites in Bridge building and Repair studies using complicated composites within the layout and building of bridges, together with harm id and using huge rupture pressure fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. the second one a part of the publication provides key functions of FRP composites in bridge building and service, together with using all-composite superstructures for sped up bridge building, 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 ageing bridge superstructures.

Advanced Composites in Bridge building and Repair is a technical advisor for engineering pros requiring an realizing of using composite fabrics in bridge construction.

  • Reviews key functions of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge development and repair
  • Summarizes key contemporary study within the suitability of complicated composite fabrics for bridge buildings as a substitute to traditional building materials

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This may be a result of the SIP-FRP formwork restraining the shrinkage of the deck, as well as the tight spacing of the FRP grillage. The cracking at acute corners in skewed superstructures resulted from concrete shrinkage in the bridge deck. The visual inspection did not detect any cracking at the overhanging portion of the decks for either bridge. However, hairline cracks in the bridge decks had propagated to and through the parapet, with efflorescence showing on the underside of the overhang of each bridge deck.

23, pp. 1605–1619. , Chen, A. and Dai, L. (2012) ‘Experimental investigation of movable hybrid GFRP and concrete bridge deck’, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 26, pp. 49–64. Hellier, C. (2001) Handbook of Nondestructive Evaluation, New York, McGrawHill. J. and Ma, J. (2009) ‘Evaluation of composite sandwich bridge decks with hybrid FRP-steel core’, Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 14, pp. 36–44. , Peters, K. and Rizkalla, S. (2010) ‘Global and local fiber optic sensors for health monitoring of civil engineering infrastructure retrofit with FRP materials’, Structural Health Monitoring, Vol.

2007a, 2008). The most notable benefits of FRP composites for prestressed concrete applications are their non-corrosive characteristics and high tensile strength. 1), a prestress may be applied to efficiently use the material strength. 1 Various FRP products for prestressing applications reported by the manufacturers Typical property Steel Type Rebar Tendon Tendon Generic Generic Leadline Product 3 Density (g/cm ) Longitudinal tensile strength (MPa) Longitudinal tensile modulus (GPa) Poisson’s ratio Ultimate strain (%) Longitudinal coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) (× 10−6/°C) *Yield property.

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