A Simple Analytical Approach for Creep Analysis of EB-FRP Systems


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Based on a few experimental results available in the literature, this work presents a simple analytical approach that allows the study of the long-term behaviour of CFRP-to-concrete interfaces under an initial sustaining load. Only the elastic regime is studied, which means that the interfacial maximum bond stress and maximum slip are never exceeded. Therefore, the maximum initial load to be sustained by the joints is limited by its corresponding elastic value. The analytical results provided by the proposed model are compared with some experimental results found in the literature. The results showed strain redistribution throughout the bonded length over the time.



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Luis Rodríguez-Tembleque, Jaime Domínguez and Ferri M.H. Aliabadi




H. Biscaia and C. Chastre, "A Simple Analytical Approach for Creep Analysis of EB-FRP Systems", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 774, pp. 42-47, 2018

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August 2018




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