Carbon Fiber Strands Tested for Seismic Stability

by Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D., Senior Writer; ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 7, Pg. 38-39

Document Type: Editorial

Abstract: An architecture firm is testing the seismic performance of a thermoplastic carbon-fiber composite that has been spun into ropelike strands and added to the interior and exterior of a structure in Japan.

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