Beam-To-Column Connections for Pultruded FRP Structures
Moment-rotation and strength characteristics of beam-to-column bolted connections of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) pultruded wide-flange structural shapes are discussed. Results of experimental...

Time-Dependent Behavior of FRP Lintels
This paper describes an experimental investigation into the short-term and long-term behaviors of two types of T-shaped lintels made of fiber-glass reinforced plastic with polyester or...

Load-Deflection Performance of FRP Molded Grating
This research project deals with fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) molded grating, its properties, manufacturing materials used and appearance. Grating strength, configuration, weight...

Shear Properties of Pultruded Glass FRP Materials
The in-plane shear modulus and the in-plane shear strength of a variety of pultruded glass fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) materials were measured experimentally in a pilot test program...

High Strength, High Denier Discrete Polymer Fiber in Cementitious Composites
A series of 3-point beam tests were performed on the cementitious composites specimens reinforced with high strength, high denier discrete polyester fibers. The fiber length, fiber volume...

Laboratory Fatigue Investigation of a GRP Bridge
A fatigue study of a 4.9 m glass-reinforced plastic bridge indicated a resistance to 1.6 million cycles of load without extensive damage to joints or elements. Viscoelastic creep occurred...

Concepts for Hybrid FRP Bridge Deck Systems
This paper presents selected structural concepts for modular bridge deck systems taking into account the limitations imposed by fabrication processes for polymer matrix composites. An...

Development of High Strength Composite Cables
Fiber reinforced composite materials offer significant advantages over conventional materials for such factors as corrosion resistance, lighter weight, and higher strengths. These advantages...

Bond Stress-Slip Relationships of FRP Rebars in Concrete
A newly developed type of reinforcement bar for concrete, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) rebar, can be used advantageously in concrete exposed to marine or corrosive environments....

Fatigue Behavior of Bond-Anchored Unidirectional Glass-FRP's
The contribution reports on the fatigue behavior of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) bars, consisting of endless E-glass fibers embedded in a polyester (PE) matrix and anchored in a...

Flexural Strength of Externally Reinforced Concrete Beams
Results from tests of one rectangular and one T-beam are reported. The beams were strengthened by epoxy-bonding a 1/4 in. (6 mm) thick Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic plate along the tension...

Feasibility of Class C FRP Load Transfer Devices for Highway Jointed Concrete Pavements
The objective of this paper is to analyze the feasibility of using corrosion free fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) devices in lieu of steel tie bars in the longitudinal joints of highway...

Bond Strength of Fiber Reinforced Plastic Bars in Concrete
In this study, 27 beam specimens were tested to determine the bond strength of fiber reinforced plastic bars (FRP) in tension. The specimens were reinforced with #4, #6, or #8 FRP bars....

Polypropylene FRC In Steel Deck Composite Slabs
Engineers, testing laboratories, universities and metal deck manufacturers have studied polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) and compared the results with similar slabs reinforced...

Cracking Behavior Comparisons Between Normal and Fiber-Concretes
A comparative study of the cracking behavior of plain- and polypropylene fiber concrete was performed. Both high- and low-strength concretes were studied. Maximum and average crack widths...

Sulfur Polymer Concrete for Special-Purpose Applications
Special-purpose sulfur concrete construction materials, based on sulfur polymer cement (SPC) and mineral aggregate, have been developed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines as part of a program...

Polymer Concretes
Polymer Concrete (PC) is prepared by using polymeric materials to bond inert aggregates in a fashion similar to that of Portland Cement in the preparation of Portland Cement Concrete (PCC)....

Fiberglas Reinforced Plastic Rebars in Lieu of Steel Rebars
Fiberglass reinforced plastics have recently been introduced in the market in the form of rebars for concrete reinforcement. The light weight, corrosion resistance and non-magnetic properties...

Sprayed-On Polymer Mortar Construction
Sprayed-on polymer mortar has been used to construct low-cost, lightweight structures in a variety of locations. The addition of the two-component additive to one cubic yard of mortar...

Flexural and Shear Moduli of FRP Beams
The analysis and design of structures of pultruded fiber reinforced plastic (FRP), constant cross-section, commercially produced, beams is discussed in the context of a shear deformation...

 

 

 

 

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