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Experimental study on load-carrying capacity of carbon fiber-sheet-reinforced concrete three-point bending specimen with a V notch
Author(s): Peiyan Huang; Zhiqin Long; Yi Luo; Guisen Zhang; Shengmin Hu
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Paper Abstract

Reinforcing or repairing concrete structures with carbon fiber- sheet (CFS) is a new advanced method to increase load-carrying capacity and extend the life in service. In this paper, a kind of concrete 3-point bending specimens and that reinforced by CFS are used to experimentally study the fracture mechanism and the extreme load-carrying capacity of the specimens, with several different depths of V-notch, a0, and different lengths of the carbon fiber sheet, Lx. The experimental and analytical results of the beams adhered with CFS are: 1) the stiffness and strength of the beams are increased; 2) the failure mode is different from that of plain concrete specimen; 3) the load- carrying capacity is increased greatly; 4) the relationships between the extreme load P and the depth of V-notch a0, and P vs Lx were established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 May 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4537, Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, (29 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468792
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Peiyan Huang, South China Univ. of Technology (China)
Zhiqin Long, South China Univ. of Technology (China)
Yi Luo, South China Univ. of Technology (China)
Guisen Zhang, Guangzhou Highway Bureau (China)
Shengmin Hu, Guangzhou Highway Bureau (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4537:
Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

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