By Deric Oehlers, Rudolph Seracino

There are a wide and ever-increasing variety of constructions and constructions around the world which are wanting refurbishment, rehabilitation and strengthening. The retrofitting of beams and slabs for this goal is now famous because the least expensive and environmentally sustainable approach to engaging in this crucial protection work.

The authors of Design of FRP and metal Plated RC Structures are either stated international specialists on those ideas and their e-book has been designed to supply the reader with a finished evaluation of the tested ideas and their purposes in addition to thorough assurance of newly rising methodologies and their makes use of. The comparability of FRP and metal is a specific concentration and the authors offer sensible examples of the place one fabric could be utilized in choice to a different. certainly functional, labored examples of the way, whilst, and why particular recommendations were selected in real-world occasions are used through the textual content and supply the person with worthy insights into the decision-making approach and its technical historical past. simply as importantly those examples make the knowledge and alertness of those suggestions more straightforward to appreciate for the scholar and the practitioner. The publication is overseas in attraction, as whereas no reference is made to precise neighborhood codes the authors’ technique continuously follows that of the extra complicated structural codes around the globe. As such it is going to stay a necessary source for a few years to come.

Design of FRP and metal Plated RC constructions is a vital reference for a huge variety of researchers, scholars and practitioners together with civil engineers and contractors, architects, designers and builders.

  • Contains distinctive labored examples all through to help realizing and supply technical insight
  • Covers all kinds of steel plates and every kind of FRP plates
  • Uses layout philosophies that may be used with any mathematical model
  • Provides assurance of all major foreign guidelines

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36, may differ between the guidelines but there appears to be an almost unanimous agreement on the mechanisms of debonding which is a very important first stage in the development of design rules. The USA guidelines do not describe the failure modes directly but do refer to three conference papers which clearly describe failure Mechanisms 1-4; this has been referred to as referenced in the boxes in Fig. 36. Similarly, the British guideline also 20 Design ofFRP and Steel Plated RC Structures refers to a conference paper for Mechanism 4.

36 and it is a requirement that the plate is anchored in the uncracked region. This leads to the three IC debonding failure regions: at the anchorage zone (Mechanism 1); at the position of maximum moment (Mechanism 3); and at flexural/shear cracks (Mechanism 2). 36 Comparison of debonding failure mechanisms For Mechanism 1 in Fig. 36, there is a general agreement in calculating the axial force in the plate allowing for the bond length. There is also general agreement for Mechanisms 2 and 3, although in the latter there is a slight confusion with the British approach which first refers to it as debonding failure but then suggests using the equation for peeling failure in this region.

Chapter 2 describes IC debonding, which is the dominant mode of debonding as it controls the choice of plate material, size, shape and position. A comparison is also made of the different guidelines for the IC debonding resistance as well as the emerging design philosophies based on the European and Australian approaches. Having chosen the plate size, the analyses for the flexural strength and ductility are described in Chapter 3, where it is shown that the ability or requirement for moment redistribution can have a major effect on the choice and effectiveness of the plating system.

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