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By J.L. Clarke

ISBN-10: 0203166663

ISBN-13: 9780203166666

ISBN-10: 0751400076

ISBN-13: 9780751400076

Metal has normally been included into concrete constructions to beat its restricted tensile power. Corrosion of the metal reinforcement or prestressing method is an important challenge, relatively in competitive environments, with severe implications for the integrity and sturdiness of the concrete constitution. probably the most promising techniques to this challenge consists of substitute of the metal with man-made fibres. during this ebook, a world panel of authors offers an authoritative assessment of the topic, bringing jointly all points of the advance of different reinforcing fabrics, and describing their homes and world wide functions. Civil and structural engineers enthusiastic about concrete layout and building, fabrics researchers and complicated scholars will locate this e-book a complete, updated and helpful resource of reference.

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2 Manufacturing process for fibre composites Currently the most suitable manufacturing process for resin-fibre composites would appear to be pultrusion. , using different resins and fibres. The fibres may be all of one type or else a combination of materials. For the pultrusion process, fibres are supplied either in the form of continuous rovings or mats, or as a combination of the two. They are drawn off in a carefully controlled pattern and then through a resin bath, which impregnates the fibre bundle.

4 Load versus midspan deflection for beams having GFRP rebars as flexural reinforcement. The failure of the beam is governed by the compressive strength of the concrete.

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