Load-Deflection Performance of FRP Grating-Concrete Composites

Cyclical Testing of Concrete Beams Reinforced With Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Grids

Development of Composites for Civil Engineering

Prediction of Local Flange Buckling in Pultruded Shapes by Finite Element Analysis

Fiberglass Pretensioned Piles for Marine Environment

Fiberglass and Graphite Cables for Bridge Decks

A Prestressed Kevlar/FRP Structural System: Effects of Cable, Post and Main Member Stiffness

Failure Characterization of Structural FRP Bars
A combined experimental and theoretical investigation on the structural behavior of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) bars is presented. Test results indicate that the ultimate strength decreases...

Separation of Organics from the Aqueous Phase Using Polymeric Resins
The adsorption of tetrachloroethene (PCE) onto several polymeric materials is reported and compared to activated carbon F-400. In addition, the bisolute adsorption of chloroform and trichloroethene...

Dynamics of Protective Coatings to Limit Cavitation Damage
Cavitation implosions inflict a very high impact stress on turbine blades and turbine liners. One strategy for limiting the impact on the turbine components is to overlay a protective...

Overview of Earth Retention Systems: 1970-1990

Chelating Polymers With Nitrogen Donor Atoms: Their Unusual Properties and New Application Potentials

Preliminary Report on the Operation and Maintenance of Centrifuges for Dewatering Municipal Sludges

Characterization of Biofilm Interactions with Toxic Trace Metals: Consequences for Metal Removal and the Biophase

Removal of Synthetic Organics and THM Precursors by Polymer-Assisted Oxidation

Bottom Plugging Dynamics in Recharge Basins
The Orange County Water District is investigating the reasons why percolation rates in deep recharge basins rapidly decrease. The interrelationship between microbiological activities in...

Structural FRP Composites
Fiber-reinforced plastics are only just being discovered by civil engineers. Long used in expensive military and aerospace applications, they are beginning to find their way into structures....

Fiber Reinforced Plastic Grids for the Structural Reinforcement of Concrete
The use of fibre resin plastic grid is investigated as a primary bending reinforcement in concrete members. Laboratory bending data is compared with theoretical results using ACI 318-83...

Spectral Techniques for Serviceability and Durability Assessment of High-Performance Construction Materials
Using spectral techniques, one can obtain the frequency content of a material specimen. Spectral measurements were made on specimens of Portland cement and a polymer based materials. In...

U.S. Coast Guard Experience with Commercial FRP Vessels with Respect to Structural Reliability
The U.S. Coast Guard currently inspects over 1000 fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) vessels used in commercial passenger service. The designs include monohulls, catamarans, hydrofoils and...





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