Advanced Fibre reinforced Polymer FRP Composites for Structural Applications

Written By Jiping Bai
Advanced Fibre reinforced Polymer  FRP  Composites for Structural Applications
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release : 14 June 2021
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
  • Pages : 906 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Advanced Fibre reinforced Polymer FRP Composites for Structural Applications written by Jiping Bai which was release on 14 June 2021, this book published by Woodhead Publishing Limited. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Advanced fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials in the building and repair of civil infrastructure. This wide ranging book reviews key developments in the use of these materials. There are sections on fiber-reinforced polymer composites and assessments of the material performance, processing and applications. Part one introduces materials used in the creation of advanced FRP composites including polyester, vinylester and epoxy resins. Chapters in part two goes on to explore the processing and fabrication of advanced FRP composites and includes contributions on prepreg processing and filament winding processes. Part three highlights properties of advanced FRP composites and discusses how performance can be managed and tested. The conclusion reviews applications of advanced FRP composites, including bridge engineering, pipe rehabilitation in the oil and gas industry and sustainable energy production.

Advanced Fibre reinforced Polymer FRP Composites for Structural Applications

Advanced Fibre reinforced Polymer  FRP  Composites for Structural Applications
  • Author : Jiping Bai
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 906
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : Advanced fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials in the building and repair of civil infrastructure. This wide ranging book reviews key developments in the use of these materials. There are sections on fiber-reinforced polymer composites and assessments of the material performance, processing and applications. Part one introduces ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : L.C. Hollaway
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter will introduce advances in properties, production and manufacturing techniques of the advanced polymer/fibre composite materials that are utilised in the manufacture of machines that produce sustainable energy. discussed the various methods of transferring wind, tidal, wave and solar energies into electrical power and this chapter will show ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : J. Bai
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites have become essential materials for maintaining and strengthening existing infrastructure. Many new innovative types of hybrid material and structural systems have been developed using FRP composite materials. Increased utilisation of FRP requires that structural engineers and practitioners be able to understand the behaviour of FRP materials ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : S. Pansart
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter provides some basic knowledge about FRP manufacturing processes involving prepreg materials. It contains information regarding the manufacture of prepreg semi-finished products, processing methods for obtaining structural components, and some considerations about quality. It is intended as an overview only, addressing engineering students or practitioners who have only little ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : F. Taheri
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : There is strong evidence that the oil and gas industry has become increasingly interested in using pipes and risers made of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials. Moreover, oil and gas exploration nowadays has to be conducted in much deeper water depths (500–1500m and deeper), thus requiring more resilient and lighter ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : A. Al-Shawaf
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter addresses all aspects pertaining to stresses inherent within civil applications of advanced composites, particularly the critical interfacial adhesive stresses usually controlling the design strength for externally bonded FRP composites. Informed discussions and explanations are presented on influential aspects closely affecting the distribution and magnitude of interfacial stresses along ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : K. Benzarti,X. Colin
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : Fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites are increasingly being used in the field of civil engineering, either for the rehabilitation/retrofitting of existing infrastructures or for the construction of new structural elements. However, such applications are still recent and there are still unresolved questions regarding the long-term durability of FRP reinforcements or ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : R.M. Guedes,J. Xavier
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter describes the elastic qualities of advanced fibre-reinforced composites, in terms of characterization, measurement and prediction from the basic constituents, i.e. the fibre and matrix. The elastic analysis comprises applying micromechanics approaches to predict the lamina elastic properties from the basic constituents, and using classical lamination theory to ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : J. Ramôa Correia
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter focuses on the properties, manufacturing processes and quality control of pultruded advanced composites used in civil engineering applications. Pultrusion technology is first briefly explained, with the main features of the raw materials used being introduced, and the philosophy underlying the development of pultruded advanced composites discussed. A detailed ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : S. Bickerton,Q. Govignon,P. Kelly
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : The term liquid composite moulding (LCM) encompasses a family of processes in which a dry fibrous reinforcement is impregnated by a liquid resin inside a sealed cavity. As the understanding and control of these processes improve, their field of application widens. LCM processes can be used as a replacement to ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : J. Custódio,S. Cabral-Fonseca
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter briefly discusses the performance and durability of bonded composite systems used for on-site rehabilitation of timber and concrete structures. In spite of some recent developments, the exploitation of their full potential is still often restrained by the lack of structural design guidance, standards for durability assessment and on-site ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : F. Sarasini,C. Santulli
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : This chapter discusses the use of vinylester resin as a matrix in polymer composite materials to be used in civil engineering applications. The chapter begins by discussing the increasing trend of composite development and use in civil engineering along with the related reasons. It then reviews the chemistry of vinylester ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : N. Miskolczi
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : The chapter discusses the use of one type of thermoset polymer, polyester, and its use as a matrix material in fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. It begins with an overview of FRP composites, before explaining why polyester is a particularly suitable material for this application, through discussion of its key properties ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : L.C. Hollaway
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : Chapters 16 and discuss the development of the advanced polymer composite material applications in bridge engineering. They demonstrate the innovative types of components and structures which have been developed from FRP composite materials and the most advantageous way to employ composites in bridge engineering. Given the importance of bridge infrastructure, the ...

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer FRP composites for structural applications

Advanced fibre reinforced polymer  FRP  composites for structural applications
  • Author : E. Frollini,C.G. Silva,E.C. Ramires
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 9780857094186
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Summary : Thermosets such as phenolic thermosets are brittle at room temperature. Thus, in applications where good mechanical properties are required thermosets must be combined with reinforcements to improve these properties. Composites based on thermoset matrices can substitute for steel and concrete in some applications of civil construction structures because of their ...