WIT Press


Repair Of Slab-column Connections Using CFRP

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ERES010481

Volume

57

Pages

20

Published

2001

Size

2,379 kb

Author(s)

I.N. Robertson, G. Johnson

Abstract

Repair, strengthening and retrofit of reinforced and prestressed concrete members have become increasingly important issues as the World's infra- structure deteriorates with time. In the United States, a tremendous amount of repair work is required on concrete bridges to avoid continued deterioration and the eventual need to replace the structures. Buildings and bridges are often in need of repair or strengthening to accommodate larger live loads as traffic and building occupancies change. In addition, inadequate design and detailing for seismic and other severe natural events has resulted in considerable structural damage and loss of life, particularly in reinforced concrete buildings. Numerous buildings and bridges suffer damage during such events and need to be repaired. The use of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) composite fab

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