Study on Flexural Performance of RC Beams Strengthened with Prestressed CFRP Plates
For RC beams strengthened with prestressed carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) plates, calculate methods for the cracking load, the yield load and the ultimate load are derived base on the analysis of normal section stress. The test of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with prestressed CFRP plates were carried out, and analytical results are compared with experimental results. Comparisons show that the calculated values agree well with the experimental results.
Guangfan Li, Yong Huang and Chaohe Chen
H. Chen et al., "Study on Flexural Performance of RC Beams Strengthened with Prestressed CFRP Plates", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 250-253, pp. 3361-3366, 2011