SEARCH ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

Fiber Reinforced Concrete IEEE PAPER



HYBRID STEEL FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE PANELS IN SHEAR: EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION
free download

Abstract The synergistic benefits of hybridization,targeting the enhancement of the peak tensile strength of fiber reinforced concrete, are examined in this paper. Steel macro-and microfibers in effective ratios are used to produce a high-performance displacement

EFFECT OF STEEL FIBER CORROSION ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF STEEL FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE
free download

ABSTRACT In developing countries, usage of steel fiber-reinforced cementitious composites is widely expanding in structures, due to their high mechanical performance and flexibility. In this paper, the behavior of steel fiber-reinforced concrete exposed to corrosive

Local impact damage behavior of fiber reinforced high strength concrete slabs
free download

Summary: This paper presents a series of tests involving the impact of hemispherical nosed steel projectile on fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) slabs. The primary objective of the study was to investigate the local damage behavior of fiber reinforced high strength concrete

High-performance fiber reinforced concrete for earthquake-resistant design of coupled wall systems
free download

Abstract This study integrates research in the fields of high performance fiber reinforced concrete, reinforced concrete structures, and large-scale experimentation to develop new coupled wall systems that are easier to construct and offer improved earthquake

SHEAR STRENGTH OF STEEL FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE BEAM WITHOUT STIRRUPS
free download

ABSTRACT In the present dissertation work, an attempt is made to investigate shear strength and ductility of fiber reinforced concrete beams by using hooked steel fiber without stirrups and the semi-empirical equations proposed by authors in past years, are

Strength and Dissipated Energy of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Link Beams
free download

Abstract This aim of this study is to investigate the strength and dissipated energy of steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) link beam as an innovative method of improving the seismic performance of reinforced concrete link beam. Experiments were conducted for

Review on Hybrid Fiber Reinforced High Performance High Volume Flyash Concrete
free download

Abstract:This paper presents a review on the high performance high volume flyash concrete reinforced with hybrid fibers. It is well known that manufacturing of one ton of Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) absorbs about 4GJ energy and produces about 750kg to

Ductility analysis on the post-peak behavior of self-compacting fiber reinforced concrete(SCFRC) beams subjected to shear
free download

Summary: It is well known that steel fibers have an efficient effect on the shear behavior, enhancing its ultimate load and guarantying the minimum shear reinforcement required by the current Codes. Steel fibers make possible a more distributed cracking pattern, where

Repaired concrete columns with fiber reinforced thixotropic mortar: experimental FEA approach
free download

Abstract. Following previous studies, the current paper describes the results of an experimental program concerning the repair of reinforced concrete columns by thixotropic pseudo plastic mortar, preformed to analyze and quantify the influence of initial

Mechanical properties of kenaf fiber reinforced concrete with different fiber content andfiber length
free download

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the findings of an experimental research conducted on the effects of fiber content and fiber length on the mechanical properties of kenaf fiber reinforced concrete (KFRC). The experimental results can be set as the

Experimental Study on Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete with Steel Slag and M-Sand as Replacement of Natural Aggregates
free download

ABSTRACT The use of Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) has been increasing due to rapid growth of urbanization. But, due to increase in use of conventional materials for GFRC has increased the cost of production and also has negative impact on environment

Behavior of High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete Under Shear
free download

ABSTRACT This paper assesses the effectiveness of steel fibers used along with the shear reinforcement in the formation of the high grade fiber reinforced concrete. Shear strength of concrete is obtained from direct shear test using push off specimens. Shear stress (

Fine-Grain Concrete Reinforced by Polypropylene Fiber
free download

Abstract: The study gives considerations over application of polypropylene fiber for fiber reinforcement of fine grain concretes. There was performed experimental analysis of fiber- concrete samples produced with use of a composite binding agent. There was established

An Experimental Study On Shear Behavior Of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beam
free download

Abstract-The present study investigate the influence of Steel Fiber Reinforcement on the mechanical behavior of reinforced concrete beams in shear. The major test variables are the aspect ratio of steel fiber, shear reinforcement, shear span (a) to depth ratio (d). The test

MECHANICAL AND FRACTURE PROPERTIES OF CARBON FIBER REINFORCED SELF-COMPACTING CONCRETE COMPOSITES
free download

Summary: This study covers the effect of using carbon fiber on the mechanical and fracture properties of self-compacting concrete (SCC) composites. A total of 8 SCC mixtures with and without ultra-fine silica fume were designed with a total binder content of 530 kg/m 3 and

Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Concrete Incorporated With Phase Change Material
free download

Low tensile strength and poor ductility of concrete are drawbacks that not only impose difficulty in structural design, but also affect building safety in the near future. Concrete fracture mode tends to be brittle instead of ductile. Therefore, to increase concrete ductile

COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF HIGH STRENGTH FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE UNDER PULL OUT STRENGTH
free download

ABSTRACT The present work deals with an experimental investigation and results obtained on the high strength steel fiber reinforced concrete. The effects of these fibers on workability, density, and on various strengths of high strength concrete (M60 grade concrete) are

Post-heating behavior of concrete beams reinforced with fiber reinforced polymer bars
free download

Abstract. The present paper investigates the post heating behavior of concrete beams reinforced with fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) bars, namely carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) bars and glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) bars. Thirty rectangular concrete

Nonlinear Analysis of Concrete Beams Strengthened with Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Layer.
free download

Abstract:The behavior of concrete beams strengthened with a steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) layer was studied by Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS software. Four beams that were experimentally tested in a previous research were

New generation of precast concrete double tees reinforced with carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer grid
free download

with a flange thickness of 3.5 in.(90 mm). Two tests were conducted on each of the eight specimens (one test on each flange cantilever) for a total of 16 full-scale tests of the flange. Figure 1

Development and application of a high performance fiber reinforced self-compactingconcrete in post-tensioning anchorage zones
free download

Summary: One of the most critical aspects in post-tensioned structures is the anchorage zones. Despite research works that have been published on this subject, problems during construction and throughout the life of these structures, such as cracking or local failures

Effect of high temperatures on steel fiber reinforced concrete with EAF slag aggregates
free download

Summary: This paper discusses an experimental study on concrete mixtures that can be applied where protection against radiation and high temperatures is required. Limestone aggregates utilized in ordinary concrete were replaced by Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) slag

Silica Fume Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag as Cement Replacement in Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download

Abstract: A high-strength concrete is always a high performance concrete, but a high- performance concrete is not always a high-strength concrete. Durable concrete specifying a high-strength concrete does not ensure that a durable concrete will be achieved. It is very

Effect of Addition of Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) on Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download

Abstract In this investigation ground granulated blast furnace slag (GGBS) is used as an alternative binder and filler materials for Ordinary Portland cement (OPC). This paper deals with the results of an experimental investigation on structural properties of fiber reinforced

Experimental Study of Mode-1 Fracture Energy of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams
free download

Abstract: Fracture mechanics is mechanics of solids containing planes of displacement discontinuities (cracks) with special attention to their growth. Fracture mechanics is a failure theory that determines material failure by energy criteria, possibly in conjunction with

An Experimental Investigation on the Failure Behavior of a Notched Concrete Beam Strengthened with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer
free download

This paper presents an experiment investigation on the failure behavior of a notched concrete beam reinforced with CFRP, by exploring the influences of the length, thickness, and CFRP bonding methods on the ultimate bearing capacity and failure mode. The

Properties of Normal and High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete using Recycled Aggregate and Different Fibers
free download

Abstract: In Egypt, the efficient use of the construction and demolishing wastes by recycling would reduce the costs and definitely lead to conservation of the invaluable non-renewable sources of energy and hence it should be given considerable importance. This

The Effect Of Steel Fiber As Additional Reinforcement In The Reinforced Concrete Beam
free download

Abstarct. Steel fiber reinforced concrete has been increasingly used in structural applications during the last four decades. It is generally accepted that addition of steel fibers significantly increases tensile toughness and ductility, also slightly enhances the flexural

Shearing Resistance of Steel Fiber Reinforced Self Consolidating Concrete Beams Without Stirrups
free download

Abstract-The objective of this paper is to present the results of shear strength of steel fiber reinforced self consolidating concrete beams as well as normal concrete beams made without stirrups. Totally three mixes representing one for control mix and two for self

Properties of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete
free download

Abstract This paper presents results of an experimental program to determine mechanical properties of Polypropylene Fibre Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete (PFRGPC) which contains fly ash, alkaline liquids, fine course aggregates polypropylene fibers. The

Development and Investigation of Mechanical Properties of Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download



A STUDY ON FLOW AND STRENGTH PROPERTIES OF STEEL FIBER REINFORCED SELF-COMPACTING CONCRETE WITH VARYING FIBER ASPECT
free download

ABSTRACT Self Compacting Concrete achieves compaction by itself without using mechanical vibrations techniques. It is highly flowable. Fibers are added in SCC to get increased performance mainly in flexure, impact and also in compressive strength. Fibers

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF LOCAL BEHAVIOR OF STRENGTHENED REINFORCED CONCRETESHORT CORBEL BY BONDING CARBON FIBER FABRICS
free download

This paper presents the local behavior study of strengthened reinforced concrete short corbel by bonding composite carbon fiber fabrics. Indeed, reinforced concrete short corbels often are used in civil engineering, in buildings. The effect of some parameters on

New generation of precast concrete double tees reinforced by carbon-fiber-reinforcedpolymer grid
free download

The following comments relate to New Generation of Precast Concrete Double Tees Reinforced by Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Grid 1 by D. Lunn, G. Lucier, S. Rizkilla, N. Cleland, and H. Gleich, which appeared in the July–August 2015 issue of PCI Journal. I

AND DIMENSIONAL STABILITY OF STEEL FIBER REINFORCED CEMENTITIOUS MORTAR IN COMPARISON TO HIGH PERFORMANCE CONCRETE
free download

ABSTRACT This paper presents a study on durability and dimensional stability of a Steel Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Mortar (SFRCM), and the results are compared with those of a common High Performance Concrete (HPC) mix. Common mechanical, durability, and

Properties of Centrifugally Cast High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download

Abstract: Centrifugally cast, spun concrete has been used to produce electric poles, concrete pipes and tubular precast concrete elements. Prestressing wires and/or steel bars were commonly used as reinforcement of such type of concrete elements. Researches over the

SURFACE FREE ENERGY OF HYDROPHOBIC COATINGS OF HYBRID-FIBER-REINFORCEDHIGH-PERFORMANCE CONCRETE
free download

The aim of the research presented in the paper was to evaluate the feasibility of using hydrophobic preparations based on organosilicon compounds for the protection treatment of hybrid-fiber-reinforced high-performance concrete (FRHPC) surfaces. The wettability of

Shear Behavior of self Compacting Concrete Slender Beams Strengthened With CarbonFiber Reinforced Polymer Sheets
free download

For several years, the problem of durability of concrete structures has been a major problem posed to engineers. The creation of durable concrete structures requires adequate compaction by vibrating. Over vibration can easily cause segregation. In conventional

Flexural Behavior of self Compacting Concrete Beams Strengthened with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Sheets
free download

For several years, the problem of durability of concrete structures has been a major problem posed to engineers. The creation of durable concrete structures requires adequate compaction by vibrating. Over vibration can easily cause segregation. In conventional

EFFECT OF TRIISOPROPANOL AMINE AND CALCIUM NITRATE ON THE STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT OF GLASS FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE
free download

Page 1. EFFECT OF TRIISOPROPANOL AMINE AND CALCIUM NITRATE ON THE STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT OF GLASS FIBERREINFORCEDCONCRETE (TIPA) in the production of glass fiber reinforced concrete, also known as GFRC or GRC.

Fiber Reinforced Concrete research papers 2015



Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download

The Strategic Highway Research Program (SI-IRP) is 5-year nationally coordinated research effort initiated in 1988 at a cost of $150 million. This highly focused and mission-oriented program originated from a thorough and probing study* of deterioration of the nation's

Fiber reinforced concrete
free download

Synopsis: The usefulness of fiber reinforced concrete (FRC) in various civil engineering applications is indisputable. Fiber reinforced concrete has so far been successfully used in slabs on grade, shotcrete, architectural panels, precast products, offshore structures,

Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with near-surface mounted fiber-reinforced polymer rods
free download

The use of near-surface mounted (NSM) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rods is a promising technology for increasing flexural and shear strength of deficient reinforced concrete (RC) members. As this technology emerges, the structural behavior of RC elements

Shear strength of steel fiber-reinforced concrete beams without stirrups
free download

Twelve tests were conducted on reinforced concrete beams with three steel fiber-volume fractions (0, 0.5, and 0.75%), three shear span-depth ratios (2, 3, and 4), and two concrete compressive strengths (31 and 65 MPa). The results demonstrated that the nominal stress

FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE
free download

2. EITHER POLYPROPYLENE OR NYLON FIBERS MAY BE USED. POLYPROPYLENE FIBERS SHALL BE MANUFACTURED BY THE FIBERMESH COMPANY, NYCON COMPANY, OR APPROVED EQUAL AND SHALL COMPLY WITH ASTM C116, TYPE III.

Increasing flexural capacity of reinforced concrete beams using carbon fiber-reinforcedpolymer composites
free download

A series of reinforced concrete beams strengthened in flexure using different carbon fiber- reinforced polymer (CFRP) composite systems were fabricated and tested in the laboratory to examine the effects of the strengthening configuration on the specimen behavior. The

Strengthening reinforced concrete beams using fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) laminates
free download

The behavior of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with various types of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) laminates is presented in this paper. The experimental program included strengthening and testing 14 simply supported rectangular cross section beams.

Flexural strengthening of reinforced concrete beams using fasteners and fiber-reinforced polymer strips
free download

Current methods of flexural strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) strips require timeconsuming and often difficult preparation to provide adequate bond strength between the FRP strip and the concrete substrate. This paper

Towards modeling of reinforced concrete members with externally bonded fiber-reinforced polymer composites
free download

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have been increasingly studied for their application in theflexural or shear strengthening of reinforced concrete (RC) members. Although substantial increases in strength have been achieved, reductions in ductility

Analytical study of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with web-bonded fiber reinforced plastic plates or fabrics
free download

Bonding fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) platea orfobrit s to the web ofreinforced concrete beami can increase the shear and capacity of the beam. This paper presents analytical models to calculate the stresses in ike strengthened beam, und the shear force

Compressive behavior of ultra-high-performance fiber-reinforced concrete
free download

An experimental program was conducted to determine the uniaxial compressive behaviors of an ultra-high performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC). Cylinders were tested in compression and the results were analyzed to determine the strength, modulus of

Carbon fiber reinforced concrete as an intrinsically smart concrete for damage assessment during static and dynamic loading
free download

Concrete containing short carbon fibers (in amounts as small as 0.2 volume-percent) was found to be an intrinsically smart concrete that can sense elastic deformation, inelastic deformation, and fracture. The signal provided is the change in electrical resistance, which

Bond of fiber-reinforced polymer laminates to concrete
free download

Fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) laminates are being successfully used worldwide for strengthening existing reinforced concrete structures. The bond of FRP reinforcement to the concrete substrate is of critical importance for the effectiveness of the technique. In this

Bond between near-surface mounted fiber-reinforced polymer rods and concrete in structural strengthening
free download

The use of near-surface mounted (NSM) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) rods is a promising technology for increasing flexural and shear strength of reinforced concrete (RC) members. As this technology emerges, the structural behavior of RC elements strengthened with

A fiber beam-column element for seismic response analysis of reinforced concretestructures
free download

ABSTRACT This study proposes a reliable and computationally efficient beam-column finite element model for the analysis of reinforced concrete members under cyclic loading conditions that induce biaxial bending and axial force. The element is discretized into

Seismic behavior of concrete columns confined with steel and fiber-reinforced polymers
free download

Results from an experimental program are presented in which 12 356 mm diameter and 1473 mm long columns were tested under constant axial load and reversed cyclic lateral load that simulated forces from an earthquake. Each specimen consisted of a column cast

Steel fiber reinforced concrete
free download

SUMMARY It is now well established that one of the important properties of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) is its superior resistance to cracking and crack propagation. As a result of this ability to arrest cracks, fibre composites possess increased extensibility and

Toughness-durability of glass fiber reinforced concrete systems
free download

Glass fiber reinforced concrete panels (GFRC) are increasingly being used by the precast industry for cladding panels of new construction and for retrofit projects (1987 volume: 100 million dollars). The widespread development of GFRC has resulted from the

Cylinder or cube: strength testing of 80 to 200 MPa (11.6 to 29 ksi) ultra-high-performancefiber-reinforced concrete
free download

Accurate determination of the compressive strength of very high strength concrete is currently a diicult proposition due to large testing machine capacity requirements and the need for cylinder end preparation. An experimental program was conducted to determine

Retrofit of square concrete columns with carbon fiber-reinforced polymer for seismic resistance
free download

Reinforced concrete columns lacking sufficient lateral steel do not possess the necessary ductility to dissipate seismic energy during a major earthquake without severe strength degradation. This paper investigates the prospect of strengthening deficient and repairing

Diverse embedment model for steel fiber-reinforced concrete in tension: Model development
free download

An analysis model is presented for calculating the response of steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) members subjected to tension. To predict the tensile stress of fibers across a crack, the pullout behavior of a single fiber with both sides embedded in cracked

Self-Consolidating High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SCHPFRC) Preliminary Investigation
free download

Abstract Self-consolidating high performance fiber reinforced concrete (SCHPFRC) combines the self-consolidating property of self-consolidating concrete (SCC) with the strainhardening and multiple cracking characteristics of high performance fiber reinforced

Durability design and application of steel fiber reinforced concrete in Taiwan
free download

ABSTRACT This paper presents the way durability has been introduced to steel fiber reinforced concrete in Taiwan. It is generally acknowledged that steel fibers are added to improve the toughness, abrasion resistance, and impact strength of concrete. However, a

Strength and ductility of concrete columns externally reinforced with fiber composite straps
free download

Bridge failures in recent earthquakes such as the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake have attracted the attention of the bridge engineering community to the large number of bridges with substandard seismic design details. Many concrete columns in bridges designed

Flexural behavior of fiber-reinforced-concrete beams reinforced with FRP rebars
free download

Synopsis: Synopsis: The main objective of this study was to develop a nonferrous hybrid reinforcement system for concrete bridge decks by using continuous fiber-reinforcedpolymer (FRP) rebars and discrete randomly distributed polypropylene fibers. This hybrid system

Punching shear strength of reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with glass fiber-reinforced polymer laminates
free download

This study investigates the punching shear strength and failure behavior of reinforced concrete slabs strengthened with glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminates. The parameters of the 18 specimens studied herein are concrete compressive strength, steel

Analysis of retrofitted reinforced concrete shear beams using carbon fiber composites
free download

ABSTRACT This paper presents the numerical study to simulate the behavior of retrofitted reinforced concrete (RC) shear beams. The study was carried out on the unretrofitted RC beam designated as control beam and RC beams retrofitted using carbon fiber reinforced

Anchorage length of near-surface mounted fiber-reinforced polymer bars for concretestrengthening-experimental investigation and numerical modeling
free download

Near-surface mounted (NSM) fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars are being increasingly recognized as a valid alternative to externally bonded FRP laminates for enhancing flexural and shear strength of deficient concrete, masonry, and timber members. The ultimate

A study on strengthening with carbon fiber for earthquake-resistant capacity of existingreinforced concrete columns
free download

SUMMARY A method of increasing earthquake-resistant capacity of existing reinforced concrete columns by winding high-strength carbon fibers around column surfaces to add spiral hoops was researched and developed. As a result of experiments on the structural

Single fiber pullout from hybrid fiber reinforced concrete
free download

Hybrid fiber reinforcement can be very efficient for improving the tensile response of the com- posite. In such materials, fibers of different geometries can act as bridging mechanisms over cracks of different widths. The fiber bridging efficiency depends on the interface

Experimental study of influence of bond on flexural behavior of concrete beams pretensioned with aramid fiber reinforced plastics
free download

An experimental program was formulated to investigate the flexural behavior of concrete prestressed with aramid fiber reinforced plastic (AFRP) tendons. The particular focus was the influence of the bond between an AFRP tendon and concrete on the flexural response

Diverse embedment model for steel fiber-reinforced concrete in tension: Model verification
free download

In this paper, results obtained from the Diverse Embedment Model (DEM) for analysis of steel fiber-reinforced concrete, described in an accompanying paper, are compared with experimental results produced by several independent researchers. Variation of the fiber

Permeability and porosity characteristics of steel fiber reinforced concrete
free download

ABSTRACT Steel fibres have gained popularity in recent decades for use in concrete at relatively low volume fractions. They are mainly used to enhance toughness, flexural strength and resistance to shrinkage-induced cracking. However, little information is

Flexural design of fiber-reinforced concrete
free download

A set of closed form equations for flexural design of fiber-reinforced concrete are presented. These equations are based on simplified tensile and compressive constitutive response and may be used in a limit state approach or serviceability-based criterion that limits the

High performance fiber reinforced cementitious composites as durable material forconcrete structure repair
free download

Abstract This paper addresses the property requirements of repair materials for high durability performance for concrete structure repair. It is proposed that the high tensile strain capacity of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites (HPFRCC)

The effect of material degradation on bond properties of fiber reinforced plastic reinforcing bars in concrete
free download

Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) reinforcing bars are being considered as potential replacements for conventional steei reinforcing bars for concrete. These composite material bars, consisting of advanced synthetic reinforcing fibers embedded in polymer resin

Tensile strength and durability characteristics of high-performance fiber reinforced concrete
free download

ABSTRACT This paper presents investigations towards developing a better understanding of the contribution of steel fibers to the tensile strength of high-performance fiber reinforced concrete (HPFRC). For 32 series of concrete mixes, flexural and splitting tensile strengths

Steel fibers and steel fiber reinforced concrete in civil engineering
free download

ABSTRACT Since the beginning of applications of civil engineering materials based on clay, lime, and cement, there has been a need to find a way to decrease their brittleness. In ancient times, the problem was solved by modifying brittle clay bricks with the addition of

Evaluation of engineering properties for polypropylene fiber reinforced concrete
free download

ABSTRACT As concrete is the most commonly used material in construction, improvement of cementitious material become more and more essential. Conventional concrete has two major drawbacks: low tensile strength and a destructive and brittle failure. In an attempt to

Fiber-reinforced-plastic reinforcement for concrete structures
free download

DISCUSSION of individual papers in this symposium may be submitted in accordance with general requirements of the AC1 Publication Policy to AC1 headquarters at the address given below. Closing date for submission of discussion is April 1, 1994. All discussion

Tension-stiffening model for steel fiber-reinforced concrete containing conventional reinforcement
free download

The tensile behavior of fiber-reinforced concrete (FRC) members co-reinforced with conventional deformed reinforcing bar (R/FRC members) is analytically investigated in regards to tensile stresses developed in the reinforcing bars, tensile stresses induced in

Toughness of Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Panels Subjected to Accelerated Aging
free download

Synopsis Glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) is a cement based composite product which is reinforced with glass fibers. GFRC cladding panels are increasingly being used in the United States and other countries. The expanding use of GFRC panels should be

Seismic detailing and behavior of coupling beams with high-performance fiber reinforced concrete
free download

Synopsis: This paper summarizes a series of tests performed on strain hardening High- Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete (HPFRC) coupling beams with span length-to- depth ratios (/nh) of 1.75 and 2.75. These tests show that incorporating HPFRC simplifies

Seismic retrofit of masonry-infilled non-ductile reinforced concrete frames using sprayable ductile fiber-reinforced cementitious composites
free download

ABSTRACT: Understanding and assessing the seismic performance of masonry infilled reinforced concrete structures has been a significant area of research over the last several decades. There is both field and laboratory evidence that demonstrates the detrimental

New concrete anchors for carbon fiber-reinforced polymer post-tensioning tendons-Part 1: State-of-the-art review/design
free download

In post-tensioning applications, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) tendons are prone to premature failure when used with anchors developed for steel tendons. The sharp corrugations of the wedges of these anchors bite into the CFRP tendon that then splinters

New frontiers for steel fiber-reinforced concrete
free download

Undoubtedly, if concrete could be made so strong in tension that it would do without the crutches of reinforcing steel, the potential for increased productivity would bring enormous benefits, raising construction up to the speed demanded in the twenty-first century.

Ultra-high strength steel fiber reinforced concrete for strengthening of RC frames
free download



Closed-form moment-curvature expressions for homogenized fiber-reinforced concrete
free download

A closed form solution is presented for the moment-curvature response of cement-based composites with homogeneously distributed reinforcement. The derivation is based on parametric representation of uniaxial material constitutive response using piece-wise

Development of Direct Tension Test Method for Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
free download

BACKGROUND Direct tensile testing of concrete dates back to at least 1928, when Gonnerman and Shuman23 tested 152 mm (6 in.) diameter conventional concrete cylinders by gripping the specimen ends with cylindrical steel straps friction-clamped to the concrete

Study of the compressive behavior of concrete confined by fiber reinforced composites
free download

ABSTRACT: Uniaxial compression tests have been performed on normal and high strength concrete cylinders wrapped with different layers of glass and fiber reinforced epoxy. Hardening-type response is observed in the specimens with multiple fiber layers, with an

Experimental Study on Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete for M-40 Grade
free download

ABSTRACT: Critical investigation for M-40 grade of concrete having mix proportion 1: 1.43: 3.04 with water cement ratio 0.35 to study the compressive strength, flexural strength, Split tensile strength of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) containing fibers of 0%, 1%, 2%

Fiber-reinforced concrete in precast concrete applications: Research leads to innovative products
free download

Summer 2012| PCI Journal 34 different from that of the plain matrix in that it has postcracking load-carrying ability. The ability of FRC to absorb energy beyond matrix cracking is often termed toughness. At significantly higher dosages, in addition to postcrack toughening,

Bond of hooked glass fiber reinforced plastic (GFRP) reinforcing bars to concrete
free download



Simplified diverse embedment model for steel fiber-reinforced concrete elements in tension
free download

A simplified version of the Diverse Embedment Model (DEM) for steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC) is derived by eliminating the double numerical integration, which complicates the calculation procedure of the DEM. To simplify the DEM, fiber slip on the

Evaluation of ACI 440 deflection model for fiber-reinforced polymer reinforced concretebeams and suggested modification
free download

The results of a theoretical analysis of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) reinforced concrete (RC) flexural elements are reported in this paper. A large database of RC specimens (beams and slabs) was analyzed including beams tested by the authors. The

A new look at tensile creep of fiber reinforced concrete
free download

Synopsis: Creep of concrete is composed of basic and drying creep components, and the drying creep is primarily caused by two mechanisms: stress induced shrinkage and microcracking. The effects of steel fibers on basic creep, stress induced shrinkage and

Analysis of fiber-reinforced polymer composite grid reinforced concrete beams
free download

This study focuses on the use of explicit finite element analysis tools to predict the behavior of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite grid reinforced concrete beams subjected to four-point bending. Predictions were obtained using LS-DYNA, an explicit finite element

Effect of fiber reinforced concrete on shrinkage crack of tunnel lining
free download

ABSTRACT Tunnel permanent lining has various functions such as improvement of serviceability, uncertain conditions during and after construction and expectation of mechanical capacity. Some phenomena like spalling concrete debris from lining have

Textile reinforced mortars (TRM) versus fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) as strengthening materials of concrete structures
free download

Synopsis: Synopsis: Fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) are investigated in this study in comparison with a new class of materials, textile reinforced mortars (TRM), for shear strengthening and/or seismic retrofitting of concrete structures. Textiles comprise fabric

Material properties of air-cured ultra-high-performance steel-fiber-reinforced concrete at early ages
free download

This study investigated the material properties of air-cured ultra-high-performance fiber- reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) at early ages. To assess the material properties of UHPFRC at early ages, compressive and three-point bending tests were respectively performed at

Cracking of fiber-reinforced self-compacting concrete due to restrained shrinkage
free download

Abstract: Fiber-reinforced self-compacting concrete (FRSCC) is a new type of concrete mix that can mitigate two opposing weaknesses: poor workability in fiber-reinforced concrete and cracking resistance in plain SCC concrete. This study focused on earlyage cracking of

Study on the bending fatigue damage of the carbon and the polypropylene hybrid fiber reinforced concrete
free download



Design approach for carbon fiber-reinforced polymer prestressed concrete bridge beams
free download

This paper presents a design approach for carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) concrete bridge beams prestressed using bonded pretensioning and unbonded post-tensioning tendons arranged in multiple vertically distributed layers along with non-prestressing

Glass fiber-reinforced polymer dowels for concrete pavements
free download

Corrosion of steel dowels in concrete pavements reduces their useful service life and creates considerable maintenance and repair expenditures for concrete pavements. Glass ber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) dowel bars are a possible maintenance-free altemative

Carbon fiber reinforced asphalt concrete
free download

ABSTRACT Fibers are often used in the manufacture of other materials. For many years, they have been utilized extensively in numerous applications in civil engineering. Fiberreinforcement refers to incorporating materials with desired properties within some

Steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC): The use of SFRC in precast segment for tunnel lining
free download

SYNOPSIS: The application and the use of steel fiber reinforced concrete (SFRC) in precast tunnel lining design is a growing trend due to its advantages in performance, durability and

Engineering material properties of a fiber reinforced cellular concrete
free download

Recent research reports indicate that fiber reinforced cellular concrete (FRCC) has physical attributes that are desirable in a material of construction. This paper describes the results of mechanical tests designed to establish load-deflection behavior of a specific FRCC. Basic [HTML]

Sprayed glass fiber reinforced polymers in shear strengthening and enhancement of impact resistance of reinforced concrete beams
free download

Description In spite of the brittleness of concrete, it is a widely used material in construction. In Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC), short and randomly distributed fibers abate the nucleation and growth of matrix cracks and bridge them after their creation. This reduces

Retrofitting of concrete structures for shear and flexure with fiber-reinforced polymers
free download

Damage sustained by foundation walls and large beams in a building was simulated in full- size to near-full-scale model specimens in the laboratory. The damaged specimens were repaired with carbon and glass fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP and GFRP) sheets and

Shear stress prediction: Steel fiber-reinforced concrete beams without stirrups
free download

This paper develops an equation to predict steel fiber contribution to the shear strength of steel fiber-reinforced concrete (SFRC). This equation will be used to modify the CSA A23. 3- 04 general shear design method and

Durability of fiber reinforced polymers used in concrete structures
free download

ABSTRACT Use of Fibre Reinforced Polymers in new and existing structures is increasing at a rapid pace. The effectiveness of structural upgrade in the short-term tests has been demonstrated repeatedly in the laboratory tests and field applications. However, the

A comparison of steel/concrete and glass fiber reinforced polymers/concrete interface testing by guided waves
free download

ABSTRACT Glass fiber reinforced polymer rods or bin's are being used for reinforcing concrete structures, In comparison io conventional steel reinforcing bars, tlie glass fiber reinforced polymer bars are ics* likely to

Strength and fracture properties of post consumed waste plastic fiber reinforced concrete
free download

ABSTRACT This research paper seeks to optimize the benefits of using post consumed waste PET bottles in the fiber form in concrete (WPFRC). The post consumed waste mineral water plastic bottles are shredded into fibers of specific size and shape. Several design

Fiber reinforced concrete using recycled carpet industrial waste and its potential use in highway construction
free download

The US carPet industry consumes about 1.2 million tons of fibers annually and about 70% of the carpet produced is for replacement. The waste generated by the industry and from used carpet is estimated at about 2 million tons per year, most of which is disposed in landfills at

An experimental study on retrofitted fiber-reinforced concrete beams using acoustic emission
free download

ABSTRACT: Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) sheets are becoming increasingly important as a structural repair method when the load carrying capacity of deteriorated concrete beams is judged to be inadequate. In this field, the repair process must successfully integrate new

Design Considerations for Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete
free download

The present state of development of design practices for fiber reinforced concrete and mortar using steel fibers is reviewed. Mechanical properties are discussed, design methods are presented, and typical applications are listed. Keywords: beams (supports;) cavitation;

Outlines of 'Recommendations for design and construction of ultra high strength fiber reinforced concrete structures' by JSCE
free download

Abstract Concrete Committee of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) has published the research report as Recommendations for Design and Construction of Ultra High Strength Fiber Reinforced Concrete Structures,-Draft (2004). Ultra high strength fiber reinforced

An experimental investigation on mechanical behavior of macro synthetic fiber reinforced concrete
free download

Abstract-Concrete is an indisputable material for the construction of various types of structures in the modern advancement of civil infrastructures. Concrete is strong in compression but weak in tension and shear. To eliminate those problems, the introduction

The determination of the permeability, density, and bond strength of non-metallic fiber reinforced concrete in bridge deck overlay applications
free download

16. Abstract This final report presents the procedures and results of the rapid chloride permeability, density, and bond strengths of cores taken from non-metallic fiber reinforced concrete (NMFRC) and plain low slump dense concrete (LSDC) bridge deck overlays

Reinforced concrete partition walls retrofitted with carbon fiber reinforced polymer
free download

ABSTRACT For seismically insufficient buildings, retrofitting of the reinforced concrete partition walls using the carbon fiber reinforced polymer is of particular interest at the present juncture in Taiwan after Chi-Chi Earthquake. This paper describes theoretical and


FREE ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS