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Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair

Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair
  • Author : Yail Jimmy Kim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-05-16
  • Total pages :356
  • ISBN : 0857097016
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Summary : Advanced composite materials for bridge structures are recognized as a promising alternative to conventional construction materials such as steel. After an introductory overview and an assessment of the characteristics of bonds between composites and quasi-brittle structures, Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair reviews the use of advanced composites in the design and construction of bridges, including damage identification and the use of large rupture strain fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. The second part of the book presents key applications of FRP composites in bridge construction and repair, including the use of all-composite superstructures for accelerated bridge construction, engineered cementitious composites for bridge decks, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites for cable-stayed bridges and for repair of deteriorated bridge substructures, and finally the use of FRP composites in the sustainable replacement of ageing bridge superstructures. Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair is a technical guide for engineering professionals requiring an understanding of the use of composite materials in bridge construction. Reviews key applications of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge construction and repair Summarizes key recent research in the suitability of advanced composite materials for bridge structures as an alternative to conventional construction materials

Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance

Current and Future Trends in Bridge Design, Construction and Maintenance
  • Author : Parag C. Das,Dan M. Frangopol,Andrzej S. Nowak,Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :660
  • ISBN : 9780727728418
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Summary : The major expansion of transport networks in the twentieth century has been accompanied by extensive bridge construction. At the end of the century, the field of bridge engineering continues to grow and develop. Recent years have seen the construction of revolutionary new bridges, advances in materials and construction techniques and the development of international codes and standards aimed at producing more durable and reliable structures.

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering

The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering
  • Author : Manoochehr Zoghi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-09-26
  • Total pages :706
  • ISBN : 0849320135
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Summary : 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 Engineering brings together a wealth of information on advances in materials, techniques, practices, nondestructive testing, and structural health monitoring of FRP composites, specifically for civil infrastructure. With a focus on professional applications, the handbook supplies design guidelines and standards of practice from around the world. It also includes helpful design formulas, tables, and charts to provide immediate answers to common questions. Organized into seven parts, the handbook covers: FRP fundamentals, including history, codes and standards, manufacturing, materials, mechanics, and life-cycle costs Bridge deck applications and the critical topic of connection design for FRP structural members External reinforcement for rehabilitation, including the strengthening of reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and metallic structures FRP composites for the reinforcement of concrete structures, including material characteristics, design procedures, and quality assurance–quality control (QA/QC) issues Hybrid FRP composite systems, with an emphasis on design, construction, QA/QC, and repair Quality control, quality assurance, and evaluation using nondestructive testing, and in-service monitoring using structural health monitoring of FRP composites, including smart composites that can actively sense and respond to the environment and internal states FRP-related books, journals, conference proceedings, organizations, and research sources Comprehensive yet concise, this is an invaluable reference for practicing engineers and construction professionals, as well as researchers and students. It offers ready-to-use information on how FRP composites can be more effectively utilized in new construction, repair and reconstruction, and architectural engineering.

Advanced Polymer Composites and Polymers in the Civil Infrastructure

Advanced Polymer Composites and Polymers in the Civil Infrastructure
  • Author : L.C. Hollaway
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001-07-12
  • Total pages :336
  • ISBN : 9780080526430
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Summary : In recent years, the fabrication technologies for the production of advanced polymer composites have been revolutionised by sophisticated manufacturing techniques. These methods have enabled polymer composite materials to produce good quality laminates with minimal voids and accurate fibre alignment. This book familiarises and provides a background to the understanding and use of advanced polymer composites in the civil infrastructure; numerous examples have been provided to illustrate the use and versatility of the material. Furthermore, the book discusses the current fabrication techniques, design methods and formulae for the design of structural composite systems. In addition it discusses the fundamentals of geosynthetics used in geotechnical engineering. The book introduces the fibres and matrices that are used to manufacture composites, their mechanical and in-service properties and their long term loading characteristics; all these properties are specifically associated with the construction industry. The chapters then discuss the design aspects for 'all composite' units, as well as systems used for the renewal of civil infrastructure. Finally, the book demonstrated the unique possibilities of combining composites with conventional materials to form units in which the various materials making up the unit are loaded in the mode that specifically suits their mechanical characteristics.

Application of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites to the Highway Infrastructure

Application of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites to the Highway Infrastructure
  • Author : Dennis R. Mertz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-01-01
  • Total pages :28
  • ISBN : 0309087694
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Advanced Polymer Composites for Structural Applications in Construction

Advanced Polymer Composites for Structural Applications in Construction
  • Author : R. A. Shenoi,Stuart S. J. Moy,Leonard Hollaway
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :508
  • ISBN : 9780727731227
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Summary : Fibre reinforced polymer-based composites are set to meet the demand for improvements in construction processes. FRP materials are suitable for use in piping, walls and columns. This volume explores their structural application in construction.

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1999

Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1999
  • Author : United States,United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Transportation and Related Agencies
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1999
  • Total pages :983
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Bridge Maintenance, Safety Management, Health Monitoring and Informatics - IABMAS '08

Bridge Maintenance, Safety Management, Health Monitoring and Informatics - IABMAS '08
  • Author : Hyun-Moo Koh,Dan Frangopol
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-06-26
  • Total pages :778
  • ISBN : 9781439828434
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Summary : An extensive collection of 550 revised papers on most recent advances in bridge maintenance, safety, management and life-cycle performance. This is a major contribution to the state-of-the-art in all aspects of the field, containing papers from leading experts. Set of Book with keynote papers and extended abstracts plus a 4500 pages, searchable, full-paper CD-ROM.

High Performance Materials in Bridges

High Performance Materials in Bridges
  • Author : Atorod Azizinamini,Aaron Yakel,Magdy Abdelrahman,United Engineering Foundation (U.S.)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :476
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Summary : This collection contains 41 papers presented at the International Conference on High Performance Materials in Bridges, held in Kona, Hawaii, July 29-August 3, 2001.

Finite Element Analysis and Design of Steel and Steel–Concrete Composite Bridges

Finite Element Analysis and Design of Steel and Steel–Concrete Composite Bridges
  • Author : Ehab Ellobody
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-05-30
  • Total pages :682
  • ISBN : 0124173039
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Summary : In recent years, bridge engineers and researchers are increasingly turning to the finite element method for the design of Steel and Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges. However, the complexity of the method has made the transition slow. Based on twenty years of experience, Finite Element Analysis and Design of Steel and Steel-Concrete Composite Bridges provides structural engineers and researchers with detailed modeling techniques for creating robust design models. The book’s seven chapters begin with an overview of the various forms of modern steel and steel–concrete composite bridges as well as current design codes. This is followed by self-contained chapters concerning: nonlinear material behavior of the bridge components, applied loads and stability of steel and steel–concrete composite bridges, and design of steel and steel–concrete composite bridge components. Constitutive models for construction materials including material non-linearity and geometric non-linearity The mechanical approach including problem setup, strain energy, external energy and potential energy), mathematics behind the method Commonly available finite elements codes for the design of steel bridges Explains how the design information from Finite Element Analysis is incorporated into Building information models to obtain quantity information, cost analysis

Advanced Composite Materials with Application to Bridges

Advanced Composite Materials with Application to Bridges
  • Author : Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. Technical Committee on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1991
  • Total pages :297
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Accelerated Bridge Construction

Accelerated Bridge Construction
  • Author : Mohiuddin Ali Khan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-12
  • Total pages :656
  • ISBN : 0124072259
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Summary : The traveling public has no patience for prolonged, high cost construction projects. This puts highway construction contractors under intense pressure to minimize traffic disruptions and construction cost. Actively promoted by the Federal Highway Administration, there are hundreds of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) construction programs in the United States, Europe and Japan. Accelerated Bridge Construction: Best Practices and Techniques provides a wide range of construction techniques, processes and technologies designed to maximize bridge construction or reconstruction operations while minimizing project delays and community disruption. Describes design methods for accelerated bridge substructure construction; reducing foundation construction time and methods by using pile bents Explains applications to steel bridges, temporary bridges in place of detours using quick erection and demolition Covers design-build systems' boon to ABC; development of software; use of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) Includes applications to glulam and sawn lumber bridges, precast concrete bridges, precast joints details; use of lightweight aggregate concrete, aluminum and high-performance steel

Durability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction

Durability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :706
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Seismic Assessment and Retrofit of Reinforced Concrete Buildings
  • Author : fib Fédération internationale du béton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-08-01
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9782883940642
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Summary : In most parts of the developed world, the building stock and the civil infrastructure are ageing and in constant need of maintenance, repair and upgrading. Moreover, in the light of our current knowledge and of modern codes, the majority of buildings stock and other types of structures in many parts of the world are substandard and deficient. This is especially so in earthquake-prone regions, as, even there, seismic design of structures is relatively recent. In those regions the major part of the seismic threat to human life and property comes from old buildings. Due to the infrastructure's increasing decay, frequently combined with the need for structural upgrading to meet more stringent design requirements (especially against seismic loads), structural retrofitting is becoming more and more important and receives today considerable emphasis throughout the world. In response to this need, a major part of the fib Model Code 2005, currently under development, is being devoted to structural conservation and maintenance. More importantly, in recognition of the importance of the seismic threat arising from existing substandard buildings, the first standards for structural upgrading to be promoted by the international engineering community and by regulatory authorities alike are for seismic rehabilitation of buildings. This is the case, for example, of Part 3: Strengthening and Repair of Buildings of Eurocode 8 (i. e. of the draft European Standard for earthquake-resistant design), and which is the only one among the current (2003) set of 58 Eurocodes attempting to address the problem of structural upgrading. It is also the case of the recent (2001) ASCE draft standard on Seismic evaluation of existing buildings and of the 1996 Law for promotion of seismic strengthening of existing reinforced concrete structures in Japan. As noted in Chapter 1 of this Bulletin, fib - as CEB and FIP did before - has placed considerable emphasis on assessment and rehabilitation of existing structures. The present Bulletin is a culmination of this effort in the special but very important field of seismic assessment and rehabilitation. It has been elaborated over a period of 4 years by Task Group 7.1 Assessment and retrofit of existing structures of fib Commission 7 Seismic design, a truly international team of experts, representing the expertise and experience of all the important seismic regions of the world. In the course of its work the team had six plenary two-day meetings: in January 1999 in Pavia, Italy; in August 1999 in Raleigh, North Carolina; in February 2000 in Queenstown, New Zealand; in July 2000 in Patras, Greece; in March 2001 in Lausanne, Switzerland; and in August 2001 in Seattle, Washington. In October 2002 the final draft of the Bulletin was presented to public during the 1st fib Congress in Osaka. It was also there that it was approved by fib Commission 7 Seismic Design. The contents is structured into main chapters as follows: 1 Introduction - 2 Performance objectives and system considerations - 3 Review of seismic assessment procedures - 4 Strength and deformation capacity of non-seismically detailed components - 5 Seismic retrofitting techniques - 6 Probabilistic concepts and methods - 7 Case studies

Repair of Concrete Bridges

Repair of Concrete Bridges
  • Author : G. P. Mallett
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1994
  • Total pages :194
  • ISBN : 9780727720078
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Summary : Provides a review of the repair, maintenance and protection of concrete bridges. This book summarizes information from conference papers, research and technical reports, and others. It aims to increase the expertise of structural engineers and safeguard the investment. It presents solutions to the problems and pitfalls that engineers encounter.

Composites in the Transportation Industry

Composites in the Transportation Industry
  • Author : Sri Bandyopadhyay
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2000
  • Total pages :784
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Materials and Process Challenges

Materials and Process Challenges
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1996
  • Total pages :1780
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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2001 Second International Conference on Engineering Materials

2001 Second International Conference on Engineering Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer

Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
  • Author : Riadh Al-Mahaidi,Robin Kalfat
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-11-12
  • Total pages :413
  • ISBN : 0128115114
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Summary : Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures with Fiber Reinforced Polymer is a complete guide to the use of FRP in flexural, shear and axial strengthening of concrete structures. Through worked design examples, the authors guide readers through the details of usage, including anchorage systems, different materials and methods of repairing concrete structures using these techniques. Topics include the usage of FRP in concrete structure repair, concrete structural deterioration and rehabilitation, methods of structural rehabilitation and strengthening, a review of the design basis for FRP systems, including strengthening limits, fire endurance, and environmental considerations. In addition, readers will find sections on the strengthening of members under flexural stress, including failure modes, design procedures, examples and anchorage detailing, and sections on shear and torsion stress, axial strengthening, the installation of FRP systems, and strengthening against extreme loads, such as earthquakes and fire, amongst other important topics. Presents worked design examples covering flexural, shear, and axial strengthening Includes complete coverage of FRP in Concrete Repair Explores the most recent guidelines (ACI440.2, 2017; AS5100.8, 2017 and Concrete society technical report no. 55, 2012)

Smart Structures and Materials

Smart Structures and Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 09876543XX
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Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications

Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Structural Applications
  • Author : J Bai
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-09-30
  • Total pages :928
  • ISBN : 0857098640
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Summary : Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials for the building of new structures and for the repair of existing infrastructure. Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites for structural applications provides an overview of different advanced FRP composites and the use of these materials in a variety of application areas. Part one introduces materials used in the creation of advanced FRP composites including polyester, vinylester and epoxy resins. Part two goes on to explore the processing and fabrication of advanced FRP composites and includes chapters on prepreg processing and filament winding processes. Part three highlights properties of advanced FRP composites and explores how performance can be managed and tested. Applications of advanced FRP composites, including bridge engineering, pipe rehabilitation in the oil and gas industry and sustainable energy production, are discussed in part four. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Advanced fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites for structural applications is a technical resource for researchers and engineers using advanced FRP composites, as well as professionals requiring an understanding of the production and properties of advanced FRP composites, and academics interested in this field. Provides an overview of different advanced FRP composites and the use of these materials in a variety of application areas Introduces materials used in the creation of advanced FRP composites including polyester, vinylester and epoxy resins Explores the processing and fabrication of advanced FRP composites and includes chapters on prepreg processing and filament winding processes