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Type: Thesis
Title: Shear capacity of fiber reinforced polymer strengthened reinforced concrete beams.
Author: Muhammad Rashid, Raizal Saifulnaz
Issue Date: 2007
School/Discipline: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Abstract: The major contribution of this thesis is towards the shear capacity and shear failure mechanism of reinforced concrete beams with adhesively bonded transverse near surface mounted fiber reinforced plastic plates. In shear strengthening, there are two forms of plate debonding that interact with each other consisting of intermediate crack debonding that is governed by the axial forces in the plate are induced by shear deformations. This research considers both forms of debonding and in particularl their interaction. -- From abstract.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2007
Keywords: concrete beams strains and stresses; concrete beams testing; reinforced concrete, fiber testing; reinforced concrete, fiber testing; reinforced concrete testing; reinforced concrete testing; structural engineering
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