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Volume 174, 20183rd Scientific Conference Environmental Challenges in Civil Engineering (ECCE 2018)
|Number of page(s)||9|
|Section||Innovative Construction Technologies and Exploitation of Buildings and Structures (Including Industrial, Hydrotechnical, Communal, Transportation and Geotechnical), BIM in Civil Engineering, Legal and Organizational Issues of Preparation and Implementation of Construction Projects|
|Published online||26 June 2018|
Influence of static long-term loads and cyclic freezing/thawing on the behaviour of concrete beams reinforced with BFRP and HFRP bars
Department of Building Structures and Architecture, Faculty of Civil & Environment Engineering, Bialystok University of Technology, Wiejska str. 45E, PL-15 351 Bialystok, Poland
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The purpose of this study was to define the influence of static longterm loads and cyclic freezing/thawing on the deflections and cracking of concrete beams with non-metallic reinforcement. The rods made of basalt fiber reinforced polymer (BFRP) and hybrid fiber reinforced polymer (HFRP) were used as non-metallic reinforcement. Four series of single span beams were loaded with a single static force in a three-point bending test, then specimens were subjected to 150 freezing/thawing cycles in a large-size climatic chamber. The experimental test results were compared to those obtained from prior carried out short-term tests and theoretical calculations based on ACI 440:1R-06 standard concerning concrete element with non-metallic reinforcement.
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