publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

FRP reinforcement of timber structures

Kay-Uwe Schober; Annette M. Harte; Robert Kliger; Robert Jockwer; Qingfeng Xu; Jian Fei Chen;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Oct 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<p>Timber engineering has advanced over recent decades to offer an alternative to traditional materials and methods. The bonding of fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) with adhesives to timber structures for repair and strengthening has many advantages. However, the lack of established design rules has strongly restrained the use of FRP strengthening in many situations, where these could be a preferable option to most traditional techniques. A significant body of research has been carried out in recent years on the performance of FRP reinforced timber and engineered wood products. This paper gives a State of the Art summary of material formulations, application area...
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free text keywords: Adhesives, Bonding, Fibre reinforced plastics, FRP, FRP damage, Reinforcement, Strengthening, Timber, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200/2205, Civil and Structural Engineering, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200/2215, Building and Construction, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2500, Materials Science(all), Forensic engineering, Frp reinforcement, Construction engineering, Materials science, Engineered wood, Fibre-reinforced plastic, Application areas
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