Plastic Potential
Some 220,000 tons of epoxy-coated steel has been used in the construction of bridge decks since 1987, but some have raised questions about its long-term durability. New materials for prestressing...

The Use of Structural Composites in 21st Century Infrastructure Technology
The purpose of this paper is to create and transmit a sense of the unique benefits which effective application of composites technology can bring to the civil engineering. infrastructure...

Remaining Technical Barriers to Obtain General Acceptance of Geosynthetics

Chemical Based Cement Grout System for Rock Grouting

Engineering Properties of Acrylate Polymer Grout

Experimental and Theoretical Study of Flexural Behavior of Polymer Fiber Reinforced, Cement-Treated Soils

Interface Friction of Polypropylene Straps

Evaluating Polymer Concrete Bridge Expansion Joints Using Acoustic Emission
This study is to simulate the acoustic emission (A/E) of polymer concrete bridge expansion joints subjected to controlled representative loads by a rotating test apparatus on a circular...

Compressive Strength and Characterization of Failure Modes for Polymer Concrete
The effect of aggregate type, polymer content and specimen dimensions on the compressive strength and failure modes of a polyester polymer concrete (PC) was investigated. Two aggregate...

Comparison of Micromechanical Models for Elastic Properties
The effective elastic properties for unidirectional composites, as predicted by several analytical micromechanical models are compared for glass/epoxy and graphite/epoxy. A brief review...

Fiber: Good For the Concrete Diet?
Fiber reinforcement of concrete has many advantages, but after thirty years of research those benefits have most often been seen in a laboratory. Some materials, such as synthetic fibers,...

Application of EPS for Slide Correction

Reinforced Soil-Cement Embankment

NonPolar Organics Toxicity in a Municipal Effluent

Properties of Composites Using Recycled Plastics
Recycled poly(ethylene terephthalate), PET, mainly recovered from used plastic beverage bottles, can be used to produce unsaturated polyester resins. Polymer concrete (PC) and polymer...

Composites Performance in the Infrastructure
Fiberglass reinforced plastics (FRP) composites have been used in demanding structural applications, mostly for special corrosion resistant construction products, for several decades....

Bond Strength of Straight GFRP Rebars
An overview of a study on bond of straight Glass-fiber-reinforced-plastic (GFRP) rebars to concrete is presented. The 54 specimens to be tested include several variables, such as the mode...

Tests of Full-Size Pultruded FRP Grating Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks
Results of tests of full-size concrete bridge deck slabs reinforced with commercially produced pultruded fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) gratings are presented. The slabs were designed...

Splice/Development Length Requirements for FRP Grids Used in the Structural Reinforcement of Concrete
The research presented in this paper program was directed towards determining development length and splice requirements for FRP grids used in the reinforcement of concrete structures....

Feasibility of FRP Molded Grating-Concrete Composites for One-Way Slab Systems
This paper describes the behavior of one-way concrete slabs reinforced with Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) molded grating. FRP molded grating is commercially available and is mainly...

 

 

 

 

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