Field evaluation of composite materials for bridge strengthening
Keywords and Phrases
"The presentation dissertation compiling the results of the research performed on two research projects related to the uses of FRP materials on the strengthening RC bridges structures. The work of the first project "Validation of FRP composite Technology Through Field Testing" focus on field validation of five variances of FRP techniques for strengthening of concrete bridges. Fundamental issues related to bridge strengthening with composites are identified and studied, in particular those associated to analyzes" is and design, construction, lead testing, load rating and monitoring. Comprehensive documents were developed to make the technology of composite available to bridges owners...The work of the second project is focuses on numerical and experimental work to discuss if moment redistribution can be neglected in Reinforced Concreted (RC) flexural slabs strengthened with externally-bonded carbon FRP systems"--Introduction, leaf 1.
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
Ph. D. in Civil Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla. Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies
Missouri. Department of Transportation
University of Missouri--Rolla. University Transportation Center
University of Missouri--Rolla
Journal article titles appearing in thesis/dissertation
- Installation process for five variations of composite materials
- Field validation of FRP strengthening technologies on five reinforced concrete bridges
- Validation of FRP composite technology through field testing
- Strengthening of a reinforced concrete bridge with externally bonded steel reinforced polymer
- Bonded and mechanically fastened FRP strengthening systems: a case study
- Moment redistribution in continuous reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with carbon NSM bars
xx, 208 leaves; 1 DVD
© 2006 Alexis Andres Lopez-Inojosa, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Citation
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Composite construction -- Testing
Concrete bridges -- Design and construction
Fiber-reinforced plastics -- Testing
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Link to Catalog Record
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Lopez-Inojosa, Alexis Andres, "Field evaluation of composite materials for bridge strengthening" (2006). Doctoral Dissertations. 1703.
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