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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 replacement to traditional building fabrics similar to metal.

After an introductory evaluate and an review of the features of bonds among composites and quasi-brittle buildings, Advanced Composites in Bridge building and Repair stories using complex composites within the layout and building of bridges, together with harm identity and using huge rupture pressure fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. the second one a part of the e-book provides key purposes of FRP composites in bridge building and service, together with using all-composite superstructures for speeded 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 alternative of growing old bridge superstructures.

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

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

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A schematic summary is given in Fig. 9. The first method (Fig. 9a) includes the artificial camber of a concrete beam (Saadatmanesh and Ehsani, 1991).

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