Study on continuous fiber flexible reinforcement as shear reinforcement for concrete members

Saki Tomita, Satoshi Kozaki, Yasuhiko Sato, Akira Kobayashi

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Abstract

This study shows how reducing the thickness of the tube enclosing continuous fiber flexible reinforcement (CFFR) and providing mechanical anchorage at the end of CFFR improve the shear capacity of a beam specimen. It is also clarified in this study that from tensile tests on U shaped specimen of CFFR the shear capacity in a concrete beam reinforced with CFFR is greatly influenced by the deformational characteristics of CFFR, i.e., a slippage at bent portion of fibers and deformation of tube covering the fibers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-240
Number of pages6
JournalTransactions of the Japan Concrete Institute
Volume21
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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  • Building and Construction

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