1. Introduction

  1. Lawrence C. Bank

Published Online: 29 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121429.ch1

Composites for Construction: Structural Design with FRP Materials

Composites for Construction: Structural Design with FRP Materials

How to Cite

Bank, L. C. (2006) Introduction, in Composites for Construction: Structural Design with FRP Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121429.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471681267

Online ISBN: 9780470121429

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Keywords:

  • fiber-reinforced plastics or advanced composite materials (ACMs);
  • architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry;
  • FRP reinforcements for new concrete structural members;
  • FRP composites and stay-in-place (SIP) formwork;
  • published design guides, codes, and specifications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Historical Background

  • FRP Reinforcements for New Concrete Structural Members

  • FRP Strengthening of Existing Structural Members

  • FRP Profiles for New Structures

  • Other Emerging Applications of Interest to Structural Engineers

  • Properties of FRP Products for Structural Engineering Design

  • Published Design Guides, Codes, and Specifications for FRP Composites in Structural Engineering