Study on behavior in tension of reinforced concrete members strengthened by carbon fiber sheet

Tamon Ueda, Ryuichi Yamaguchi, Kazuteru Shoji, Yasuhiko Sato

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Abstract

This paper presents experimental results on the behavior in tension of reinforced concrete members strengthened with carbon fiber sheets (CFS). CFS reduced the crack spacing and brought about good crack width control as well as a significant change in the average bond stress and the average stress of steel reinforcing bars and concrete. The deterioration mechanism of the CFS bond properties near cracks was presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-174
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Composites for Construction
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Aug 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bond stress
  • Concrete, reinforced
  • Retrofitting
  • Sheets
  • Stiffness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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