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Type: Conference paper
Title: Experimental study on flexural behaviour of FRP retrofitted masonry walls
Author: Kashyap, J.
Griffith, M.
Mohamed Sadakkathulla, M.
Citation: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE2012; pp.1-8
Publisher: IIFC
Publisher Place: online
Issue Date: 2012
Conference Name: International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (6th : 2012 : Rome, Italy)
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Jaya Kashyap, Michael Griffith, Mohamed Ali M.S.
Abstract: As a part of a large collaborative research project between the Universities of Adelaide and Newcastle in Australia and the University of Auckland in New Zealand, a series of nearsurface- mounted (NSM) carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) reinforced masonry wall tests were conducted under lateral out-of-plane bending at Adelaide. In total, fifteen clay brick masonry wall tests were conducted to study the behaviour of NSM CFRP retrofitted masonry walls in flexure and investigate the intermediate crack (IC) debonding failure mechanism in them. This paper presents the results of experimental tests with discussion of the effects of different test parameters such as reverse cyclic loading, axial pre-compression, FRP strip spacing and reinforcement ratio on the stiffness, displacement capacity and ultimate strength of FRP retrofitted masonry walls.
Keywords: brick; masonry; earthquake; FRP; flexure; debonding
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0020127508
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