Repair and strengthening of LVL beams with carbon FRP

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dc.contributor.author Tat, T en_US
dc.contributor.author Samali, Bijan en_US
dc.contributor.author Shrestha, Rijun en_US
dc.contributor.editor Sam Fragomeni, Srikanth Venkatesan, Nelson T.K. Lam, Sujeeva Setunge en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:36:34Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:36:34Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2009008680 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tat T, Samali Bijan, and Shrestha Rijun 2011, 'Repair and strengthening of LVL beams with carbon FRP', , CRC Press/Balkema, The Netherlands, , pp. 921-925. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-61657-7 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19311
dc.description.abstract Existing timber structures may require repair or strengthening due to reasons such as age-related deterioration, damage caused by overloading, design deficiencies due to changes in design codes and increases in loading due to functional changes. Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites feature properties which make them ideal for repair and strengthening purposes, Past research has focused on the use ofFRP on timber primarily for strengthening purposes, Less emphasis has been placed on the use ofFRP to repair damaged timber members. This paper presents the results from a preliminary investigation on laminated veneer lumber (LVL) beams either repaired or strengthened with carbon FRP. The test results indicated that FRP strengthening allowed the repaired specimens to recover up to 68% of their original strength, while the strengthened specimen showed an improvement in ductility. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher CRC Press/Balkema en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b10571-167 en_US
dc.title Repair and strengthening of LVL beams with carbon FRP en_US
dc.parent Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials - Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM21) en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation The Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 921 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 925 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Civil and Environmental Engineering en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 090500 en_US
dc.personcode 0000064770 en_US
dc.personcode 870186 en_US
dc.personcode 998140 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Civil Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials en_US
dc.date.activity 20101207 en_US
dc.location.activity Melbourne, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.staffid 998140 en_US


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