By Hong Hao, Zhong-Xian Li

ISBN-10: 0203073088

ISBN-13: 9780203073087

ISBN-10: 0415643376

ISBN-13: 9780415643375

The foreign organization of protecting constructions (IAPS) was once introduced on 1 October 2010 in Manchester, united kingdom in the course of the first foreign convention of protecting constructions. the first function of IAPS is to carry researchers and engineers operating within the region of protecting buildings jointly, and to advertise examine and improvement paintings for greater existence and constitution safety opposed to surprise and influence lots. additional information are available at http://www.protectivestructures.org/contact.html.

Advances in protecting buildings Research is the 1st book in a chain of deliberate courses via IAPS. It includes thirteen chapters ready by way of energetic and well known researchers worldwide within the region of protecting constructions. It covers the dynamic fabric version and fabric houses, structural reaction research, structural reliability research, impression a lot and flooring surprise. The contents of the booklet mirror good the present learn achievements and perform in structural safeguard opposed to blast and effect rather a lot. They symbolize the complex overseas examine prestige in theoretical derivations, numerical simulations, and laboratory and box assessments for constitution protections.

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0 inch. Figure 28. 99)). 27 (a) Lateral load-deflection response. (b) Vertical load versus lateral deflection. Figure 29. , a 1-inch radius rounded corner versus a square corner); responses shown for two and six layers of CFRP. 2 Rounding of column corners For square and rectangular columns that are retrofit with FRP hoop wrap, the HFPB FE model of the column must include rounding the corners of the columns to compute the proper influence on the column’s behavior provided by the wrap. This is demonstrated in Figure 29, where the axial and vertical response of the 14-inch square column with two and six layers of hoop FRP are shown, where one mesh employs a 1-inch radius for rounding of the column’s corners, and the other provides no corner rounding.

99)). 27 (a) Lateral load-deflection response. (b) Vertical load versus lateral deflection. Figure 29. , a 1-inch radius rounded corner versus a square corner); responses shown for two and six layers of CFRP. 2 Rounding of column corners For square and rectangular columns that are retrofit with FRP hoop wrap, the HFPB FE model of the column must include rounding the corners of the columns to compute the proper influence on the column’s behavior provided by the wrap. This is demonstrated in Figure 29, where the axial and vertical response of the 14-inch square column with two and six layers of hoop FRP are shown, where one mesh employs a 1-inch radius for rounding of the column’s corners, and the other provides no corner rounding.

The influence of steel fibers on the DIF and failure mechanism with different fiber volume percentage was also discussed by the axisymmetric mesoscale model. However, these studies were mainly focused on experimental investigations which have many limitations and cost much. Although the 2D and pseudo-3D numerical models had been employed to research the mechanical property of SFRC, the main drawback of these models is that they can not precisely describe the characteristic of random distribution of 3D steel fibers in SFRC.

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