Design of FRP and Steel Plated RC Structures: Retrofitting by Deric Oehlers,Rudolph Seracino

By Deric Oehlers,Rudolph Seracino

There are a wide and ever-increasing variety of constructions and structures around the world which are wanting refurbishment, rehabilitation and strengthening. The retrofitting of beams and slabs for this objective is now famous because the cheapest and environmentally sustainable approach to accomplishing this crucial upkeep work.

The authors of Design of FRP and metal Plated RC Structures are either said international specialists on those thoughts and their ebook has been designed to supply the reader with a accomplished evaluate of the confirmed suggestions and their purposes in addition to thorough insurance of newly rising methodologies and their makes use of. The comparability of FRP and metal is a selected concentration and the authors offer sensible examples of the place one fabric could be utilized in choice to a different. certainly useful, labored examples of the way, whilst, and why particular options were selected in real-world occasions are used in the course of the textual content and supply the person with precious insights into the decision-making method and its technical heritage. simply as importantly those examples make the certainty and alertness of those options more straightforward to appreciate for the scholar and the practitioner. The ebook is foreign in charm, as whereas no reference is made to express neighborhood codes the authors’ method consistently follows that of the extra complicated structural codes all over the world. As such it's going to stay a vital source for a few years to come.

Design of FRP and metal Plated RC buildings is a vital reference for a large variety of researchers, scholars and practitioners together with civil engineers and contractors, architects, designers and builders.

  • Contains special labored examples all through to assist figuring out and supply technical insight
  • Covers every kind of steel plates and all kinds of FRP plates
  • Uses layout philosophies that may be used with any mathematical model
  • Provides assurance of all major foreign guidelines

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