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use of fibre composites in concrete bridges

John L. Clarke

use of fibre composites in concrete bridges

a state of the art review

by John L. Clarke

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Published by Concrete Bridge Development Group in Crowthorne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn L. Clarke.
SeriesTechnical guide / Concrete Bridge Development Group -- 3, Technical guide -- 3.
ContributionsConcrete Bridge Development Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21860449M
ISBN 100946691770

THE USE OF FIBRE COMPOSITES IN CONCRETE BRIDGES - STATE OF THE ART REVIEW. There is increasing interest in replacing steel reinforcement in concrete by advanced composites, generally known as FRPs (Fibre-Reinforced Plastics or Fibre-Reinforced Polymers). FRPs consist of high-modulus fibres embedded in a suitable resin, and are being . Analysis and design procedures are presented for a carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) composite seismic retrofit of a reinforced concrete (RC) three-column bridge bent. The CFRP jacket was designed using performance-based criteria to provide a target displacement ductility based on seismic retrofit measures for the columns, bent cap, and.

Sponsored by the United Engineering Foundation, Inc. This collection of 41 papers focusing on the latest advances and issues related to high performance steel, high performance concrete, fiber-reinforced polymers, and advanced wood composites as applied to bridge . Traditionally, concrete structures have been reinforced with steel bars or prestressed with steel wires or tendons. There is a growing interest in replacing steel with advanced composites, generally known as FRPs (Fibre-Reinforced Plastics or Fibre-Reinforced Polymers), made of high modulus fibres embedded in a suitable resin.

established in to conduct research and development on the innovative use of FRPs for bridges as a solution for deterioration of concrete due to corrosion of steel reinforcements, as well as the development of structurally-integrated fibre optic sensing technologies that will allow engineers to monitor the bridge from a remote location. Composites made with glass, aramid, or carbon fibers are being increasingly considered for pre-tensioning, post-tensioning, or reinforcing concrete. To replace the corroding steel rebars, FRP system may eventually be used in concrete bridge decks or other outdoor concrete .


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Use of fibre composites in concrete bridges by John L. Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second part of the book presents key applications of FRP composites in bridge construction and repair, including the use of all-composite superstructures for accelerated bridge construction, engineered cementitious composites for bridge decks, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites for cable-stayed bridges and for repair of deteriorated.

It focuses on the rehabilitation of metallic bridge structures, all-FRP composite bridges and bridges built with hybrid systems.

Chapter 16 covered the materials used in FRP composites, in-service properties and applications of FRP composites in bridge enclosures, the rehabilitation of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridge beams and columns.

Kitane, A.J. Aref, in Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair, Reinforcing bars and tendons. FRP reinforcing bars and tendons have been used for new concrete structures.

Feasibility studies of FRP reinforcing bars began in the s, and their applications gained much attention to prevent corrosion of steel reinforcing bars in the late. A state-of-the-art review of the use of fibre reinforced plastics/fibre reinforced polymers as reinforcement or for pre-stressing tendons in concrete bridges.

Discusses applications, identifies suitable design approaches where these have been developed, and indicates areas in which further development is required. Published: £.

Case study: monitoring a bridge with an FRP composite stay-in-place (SIP) formwork and an FRP composite reinforced concrete deck As part of the FHWA IBRC Program, the state of Wisconsin constructed a highway bridge with decks using an FRP-SIP formwork and FRP grillage reinforcement in (Foley et al.,Foley et al., ).Cited by: Ehab Ellobody, in Finite Element Analysis and Design of Steel and Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges, General.

Steel-concrete composite construction is used extensively in highway bridges owing to its advantages in terms of saving in weight of steel, high strength, high stiffness, high resistance to seismic and cyclic loading, increasing load capacity, better fire.

Steel-concrete Composite Bridges is an essential guide to the latest methods in the design and construction of steel-concrete composite bridges.

Containing precise data, in-depth examples and numerous illustrations, the second edition offers guidance from the first step in bridge design through to the construction process. This book summarises key recent research in this area. After an introductory overview and an assessment of bond characteristics between composites and cement, this book reviews key applications of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge construction and repair.

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering provides a state-of-the-art review from leading experts on recent developments, the use of textile fiber composites in civil engineering, and a focus on both new and existing structures.

Textile-based composites are new materials for civil engineers. Recent developments have demonstrated their potential in the prefabrication of concrete.

Composites Growth Initiative, a new ACMA program designed to expand the use of composites in a wide range of markets.

Although FRP is used most often as reinforcement in bridge structures constructed with concrete, and although some examples of this application will be presented, the focus of. Historical perspective. The concept of using fibers as reinforcement is not new. Fibers have been used as reinforcement since ancient times.

Historically, horsehair was used in mortar and straw in the s, asbestos fibers were used in concrete. In the s, the concept of composite materials came into being and fiber-reinforced concrete was one of the topics of.

Purchase Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN  These bridges, which will act as prototypes for more than others planned for the expanding city, will be constructed using a novel approach that combines glass-fibre and carbon-fibre rebars.

This paper presents the experimental results from static and fatigue testing on a scale model of a hybrid fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP)–concrete bridge superstructure. The hybrid superstructure was designed as a simply-supported single span bridge with a span of m. Belgian-born U.S.

chemist Leo Hendrik Baekeland ushered in the modern era of composites in with his creation of Bakelite, one of the first synthetic resin was extremely brittle, but Baekeland found he could soften and strengthen it by combining it with cellulose.

The first commercial use of Bakelite was to make gearshift knobs in for Rolls Royce automobiles. Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites are engineered to resist corrosion and provide high strength-to-weight and modulus-to-weight ratios compared to steel and concrete.

In simplest terms, a composite material is produced when two or more substances are combined to take advantage of their unique strengths while overcoming their weaknesses. A controlled strength test “carbon fiber vs.

steel.” The use of carbon fiber-epoxy adhesive composites to repair concrete structures. Carbon fiber prosthetics, their high-performance use by athletes. Day 3. Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Polymers Patches.

CFRP patching to rehabilitate steel structures (slides ). Structural rehabilitation of concrete bridges with CFRP composites-practical details and applications.

/ Aboutaha, Riyad S.; Chutarat, Nuttawat. Materials, Experimentation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation - Proceedings of the 10th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, EASEC p. (Materials, Experimentation. Concrete strengthening with fibre composites. Many existing bridges in the UK required strengthening to accommodate the new tonne loading.

Traditional methods using additional reinforced concrete or heavy steel plates are giving way to carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) composites and wraps.

composite bridge structures and a list of constructions made of this material around the world, with basic data and references providing more information. Use of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites in Bridge Construction.

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bridges, commonly called fiberglass bridges, offer a potential solution. FRP trail bridge members are fabricated from reinforcing resins (commonly referred to as polymers or plastics) and strands of materials (usually fiberglass) with tensile and bending strengths comparable to those of steel or concrete.Composite Advantage supplies engineered fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) decking to ensure that pedestrian bridges hold up to all of these pressures with little to no maintenance required.

Known as FiberSPAN™, our FRP structure is composed of a protective polymer matrix supporting high strength fibers—yielding a lightweight material that is.A method to utilize fiber composites for rapid repair of earthquake damaged flared columns was developed.

Two scale reinforced concrete columns that had been tested to failure in previous research were used.