Flexural Behavior of Textile-Reinforced Concrete
Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, Polytechnicheskaya 29, 195251 St.Petersburg, Russia
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This paper deals with the flexural behaviour of textile-reinforced concrete (TRC). Two samples of TRC made of high strength reinforcing fabrics made of glass and carbon rovings were produced. Three-point bending test was carried out to examine the flexural performance of the developed samples. The maximum flexural strength and reinforcement efficiency were calculated. Experimental results showed that that all types of applied fabric reinforcement contributed to increases strength as compared to nonreinforced concrete. Furthermore, the deformation behavior of reinforced concrete was analyzed. The advantage is in higher residual load-bearing capacity, which allows maintaining the integrity of the structure.
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