Advanced Composites in Bridge Construction and Repair by Yail Jimmy Kim

By Yail Jimmy Kim

Advanced composite fabrics for bridge constructions are famous as a promising substitute to traditional building fabrics similar to metal.

After an introductory review and an evaluation of the features of bonds among composites and quasi-brittle constructions, Advanced Composites in Bridge building and Repair reports using complicated composites within the layout and development of bridges, together with harm identity and using huge rupture pressure fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. the second one a part of the ebook offers key purposes of FRP composites in bridge building and service, together with using all-composite superstructures for sped up bridge building, engineered cementitious composites for bridge decks, carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites for cable-stayed bridges and for fix of deteriorated bridge substructures, and at last using FRP composites within the sustainable alternative of getting older bridge superstructures.

Advanced Composites in Bridge building and Repair is a technical consultant for engineering pros requiring an figuring out of using composite fabrics in bridge construction.

  • Reviews key purposes of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in bridge development and repair
  • Summarizes key contemporary learn within the suitability of complicated composite fabrics for bridge constructions as a substitute to standard building materials

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