45. Composites in Construction

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Ayman S. Mosallam

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch45

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Mosallam, A. S. (2002) Composites in Construction, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch45

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Engineering, California State University, Fullerton, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • carbon fiber-reinforced polymer;
  • fire-retardant additives;
  • strain compatibility principles;
  • resin transfer molding;
  • finite-element method


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Construction Applications of Composites

  • Development of Codes and Standards

  • New Strategy and Recommendations

  • Bibliography