Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications

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  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • ISBN : 1845693566
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Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications

Durability of Composites for Civil Structural Applications
  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 July 2007
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Given the increasing use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in structural civil engineering, there is a vital need for critical information related to the overall durability and performance of these new materials under harsh and changing conditions. Durability of composites for civil and structural applications provides a thorough overview of key aspects of the durability of FRP composites for designers and practising engineers. Part one discusses general aspects of composite durability. Chapters examine mechanisms of degradation such as moisture, aqueous

Durability of Composite Systems

Durability of Composite Systems
  • Author : Kenneth Reifsnider
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 02 August 2020
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Durability of Composite Systems meets the challenge of defining these precepts and requirements, from first principles, to applications in a diverse selection of technical fields selected to form a corpus of concepts and methodologies that define the field of durability in composite material systems as a modern discipline. That discipline includes not only the classical rigor of mechanics, physics and chemistry, but also the critical elements of thermodynamics, data analytics, and statistical uncertainty quantification as well as other requirements of

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Manoochehr Zoghi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 September 2013
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Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become an integral part of the construction industry because of their versatility, enhanced durability and resistance to fatigue and corrosion, high strength-to-weight ratio, accelerated construction, and lower maintenance and life-cycle costs. Advanced FRP composite materials are also emerging for a wide range of civil infrastructure applications. These include everything from bridge decks, bridge strengthening and repairs, and seismic retrofit to marine waterfront structures and sustainable, energy-efficient housing. The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil

Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering

Polymer Composites for Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Author : L. Hollaway
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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New materials and methods within the construction industry offer substantial advantages in terms of cost, durability, ease of design, and ease of fabrication. This new book looks at the multitude of uses of polymer composites in construction and discusses fabrication methods, suitability of materials, design methods, construction methods, performance and practical applications.

Fiber Reinforced Polymer FRP Composites for Infrastructure Applications

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  • Author : Ravi Jain,Luke Lee
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 02 January 2012
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This book examines current issues of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil infrastructure. The contents of this book are divided into two parts. The first part engages topics related to durability and service life of FRP composites and how they contribute to sustainability. The second part highlights implementation and applications of the FRP composites with an emphasis on bridge structures. An introductory chapter provides an overview of FRP composites and its role in a sustainable built environment highlighting the

FRP Composites in Civil Engineering

FRP Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Jin-Guang Teng
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 29 November 2001
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This Proceedings contains the papers presented at the International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, held in Hong Kong, China, on 12-15 December 2001. The papers, contributed from 24 countries, cover a wide spectrum of topics and demonstrate the recent advances in the application of FRP (Fibre-reinforced polymer) composites in civil engineering, while pointing to future directions of research in this exciting area.

Advanced Polymer Composites for Structural Applications in Construction

Advanced Polymer Composites for Structural Applications in Construction
  • Author : L C Hollaway
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 April 2004
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Over the past three decades advanced polymer composites have emerged as an attractive construction material for new structures and the strengthening/rehabilitation of existing buildings and bridges. The techniques associated with the technology, analysis and design of polymer composites in construction are continually being researched and the progress made with this exciting material will continue at an ever- increasing rate to meet the demands of the construction industry. This volume of proceedings is from the Second ACIC 2004 International Conference, which

Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems

Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems
  • Author : Vistasp M. Karbhari,F Ansari
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 08 September 2009
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Structural health monitoring is an extremely important methodology in evaluating the 'health' of a structure by assessing the level of deterioration and remaining service life of civil infrastructure systems. This book reviews key developments in research, technologies and applications in this area of civil engineering. It discusses ways of obtaining and analysing data, sensor technologies and methods of sensing changes in structural performance characteristics. It also discusses data transmission and the application of both individual technologies and entire systems to

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering

Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Thanasis Triantafillou
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 08 February 2016
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Textile Fibre Composites in Civil Engineering provides a state-of-the-art review from leading experts on recent developments, the use of textile fiber composites in civil engineering, and a focus on both new and existing structures. Textile-based composites are new materials for civil engineers. Recent developments have demonstrated their potential in the prefabrication of concrete structures and as a tool for both strengthening and seismic retrofitting of existing concrete and masonry structures, including those of a historical value. The book reviews materials,

Long Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites

Long Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites
  • Author : Kishore V. Pochiraju,Gyaneshwar P. Tandon,Gregory A. Schoeppner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 25 September 2011
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Long-Term Durability of Polymeric Matrix Composites presents a comprehensive knowledge-set of matrix, fiber and interphase behavior under long-term aging conditions, theoretical modeling and experimental methods. This book covers long-term constituent behavior, predictive methodologies, experimental validation and design practice. Readers will also find a discussion of various applications, including aging air craft structures, aging civil infrastructure, in addition to engines and high temperature applications.

Polymer Composites II

Polymer Composites II
  • Author : Robert C. Creese
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 November 2001
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Based on polymer conferences held in 1999 and 2001, Polymer Composites II: Composites Applications in Infrastructure Renewal and Economic Development is a collection of status reports, success stories, and new opportunities from specific composite applications in infrastructure renewal that provide insight to the resulting economic development and effects. This volume brings together multidisciplinary experts involved with polymer composites who validate their design, construction, and performance and present the role that composites play in infrastructure renewal, detail the technical and regualtory barriers, identify

Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment 2

Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment 2
  • Author : Peter Davies,Yapa D.S. Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 September 2017
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This book presents selected papers from the 2nd Workshop on “Durability of Composites in a Marine Environment”, which was held in Brest, France in August 2016. Providing an overview of the state of the art in predicting the long-term durability of composite marine structures, it addresses modelling water diffusion; damage induced by water accelerated testing, including durability in design; in-service experiences; ocean energy; and offshore applications. Ensuring long-term durability is not only necessary for safety reasons, but also determines the economic

Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport

Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport
  • Author : James Njuguna
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 22 January 2016
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Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport: Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance provides a detailed review of lightweight composite materials and structures and discusses their use in the transport industry, specifically surface and air transport. The book covers materials selection, the properties and performance of materials, and structures, design solutions, and manufacturing techniques. A broad range of different material classes is reviewed with emphasis on advanced materials. Chapters in the first two parts of the book consider the lightweight philosophy and current

Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Civil Infrastructures Using Fibre Reinforced Polymer FRP Composites

Strengthening and Rehabilitation of Civil Infrastructures Using Fibre Reinforced Polymer  FRP  Composites
  • Author : L C Hollaway,J G Teng
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 July 2008
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The repair of deteriorated, damaged and substandard civil infrastructures has become one of the most important issues for the civil engineer worldwide. This important book discusses the use of externally-bonded fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites to strengthen, rehabilitate and retrofit civil engineering structures, covering such aspects as material behaviour, structural design and quality assurance. The first three chapters of the book review structurally-deficient civil engineering infrastructure, including concrete, metallic, masonry and timber structures. FRP composites used in rehabilitation and surface preparation