Seismic upgrading works carried out with composite materials on historic constructions

Borri, Antonio, Castori, Giulio, Corradi, Marco and Giannantoni, Andrea (2010) Seismic upgrading works carried out with composite materials on historic constructions. Civil-Comp Proceedings: 93. p. 234. ISSN 1759-3433

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4203/ccp.93.234

Abstract

This paper presents in-situ applications of fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) and steel reinforced grouts (SRG) composites. Issues related to this type of application have been investigated in the last decade, mainly in Italy due to the growing need for repair or rehabilitation and conservation of the vast architectural heritage. The ten-year experience of the authors makes it possible to make some considerations and critical issues about first FRP-SRG applications on masonry construction. The aim is to show that cooperation between university research and enterprises may lead to an interesting and positive evolution of knowledge of technical solutions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: reinforcement, composite ring-beam, arch, wood beams, fiber reinforced polymers, steel reinforced grouts
Subjects: H100 General Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2014 14:30
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2016 11:07
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/17347

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