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Bond of FRP strengthening systems for concrete structures: A Round Robin Test
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2012 (English)In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management / [ed] Fabio Biondini; Dan M. Frangopol, Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2012, 1179-1186 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Although various test methods to examine the local bond behaviour of FRP strengthening systems to concrete have been proposed thus far, their implementation can lead to a wide range of results and a standard methodology has yet to be generally accepted. With these issues in mind, a Round Robin Testing (RRT) programme was carried out to assess the performance and reliability of small scale testing on various FRP strengthening systems, including both externally bonded laminates and near surface mounted reinforcement. Ten laboratories and eight manufacturers and suppliers participated in this extensive international exercise, which was initiated within the framework of the European funded Marie Curie Research Training Network, EN-CORE, with the support of Task Group 9.3 of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib). This paper describes the proposed testing programme and summarized some of the results obtained by the participating laboratories.

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Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2012. 1179-1186 p.
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Structural Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-34555Local ID: 8c622ecb-49c3-497e-90b9-218b049bc828ISBN: 978-0-415-62124-3 (print)ISBN: 978-0-203-10338-8 (electronic)OAI: diva2:1007806
International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management : 08/07/2012 - 12/07/2012
Godkänd; 2012; 20120806 (ysko)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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