Initial Considerations

Task Committee on Fiber-Reinforced Composite Structures for Overhead Lines of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE

Part of: Recommended Practice for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Products for Overhead Utility Line Structures


The purpose of this section is to aid the line designers in developing their specifications for fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) materials utilized in electric overhead line structures. There are certain considerations that play an important role in the design of the structures. This chapter highlights these considerations.

Subject Headings: Fiber reinforced polymer | Synthetic materials | Structural design | Fiber reinforced composites | Construction materials


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