Numerical Simulation of Cohesion Influence of Textile Reinforcement on Bending Performance of Plates Prepared from High Performance Concrete (HPC)


Article Preview

Demand for very thin concrete elements, which can’t be reinforced with usually used steel reinforcement, gave rise to a new type of non-traditional reinforcement with technical textiles in matrix of epoxy resin. This type of reinforcement together with concrete is called textile reinforced concrete (TRC). Composite reinforcement is very chemically resistant, so the concrete cover is proposed to regard the durability. It allows a significant saving of concrete and design of thinner elements. For TRC structures is used high performance concrete (HPC) with its fine grained structure and high compressive strength. Textile reinforcement and TRC in general are developed at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Klokner Institute, CTU in Prague.



Edited by:

Michaela Kostelecká




T. Vlach et al., "Numerical Simulation of Cohesion Influence of Textile Reinforcement on Bending Performance of Plates Prepared from High Performance Concrete (HPC)", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1106, pp. 69-72, 2015

Online since:

June 2015




* - Corresponding Author

[1] W. Brameshuber, Textile reinforced concrete, State-of-the-Art Report of RILEM Technical Committee 201-TRC. RILEM Publ. S.A.R.L., Bagneux, France (2006).

[2] N. Williams Portal, Sustainability and Flexural Behaviour of Textile Reinforced Concrete, Thesis for the degree of licentiate of engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden (2013).

[3] XU Shilang, R. LI He, Bond Properties and Experimental Methods of Textile Reinforced Concrete, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Mater. Sci. Ed. Sept 2007 (2007).


[4] J. Hegger, S. Voss, Investigations on the bearing behaviour and application potential of textile reinforced concrete, Engineering structures 30. 7 (2008): 2050-2056 (2008).


[5] J. Hartig, U. Häußler-Combe, K. Schicktanz, Influence of bond properties on the tensile behaviour of Textile Reinforced Concrete, Cement and Concrete Composites, 30(10), 898-906 (2008).


[6] R. Chudoba, M. Vořechovský, M. Konrad, Stochastic modeling of multi-filament yarns. I. Random properties within the cross-section and size effect. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43(3), 413-434 (2006).


[7] T. Vlach, M. Novotná, C. Fiala, L. Laiblová, P. Hájek, Cohesion of composite reinforcement produced from rovings with high performance concrete, Proceeding Applied Mech. and Mater., Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, (2014).


[8] L. Laiblová, Textile reinforcement for elements from high performance concrete - experimental verification and evaluation, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Building Structures, supervisor P. Hájek, diploma thesis (Ing. ), Prague, (2014).

[9] Hibbitt, Karlsson & Sorensen, Abaqus, Finite element software.

[10] Hibbitt, Karlsson & Sorensen, Abaqus, User's Manual - Concrete damaged plasticity.

[11] Hibbitt, Karlsson & Sorensen, Abaqus, User's Manual – Plasticity.

[12] M. Vořechovský, V. Červenka, Atena Engineering, Uživatelský manuál k progamu Atena 2D, (2002).

Fetching data from Crossref.
This may take some time to load.