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Volume 199, 2018International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting (ICCRRR 2018)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Structural Repair Materials and Systems|
|Published online||31 October 2018|
Axial stress-strain behaviour of pre-damaged square concrete column repaired with FRP jackets
Guangdong provincial key laboratory of durability for marine civil engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China
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This paper presents the results of an experimental study on the behaviour of pre-damaged concrete square columns that have been strengthened with carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP) wrap. Tests were conducted on 46 concrete columns involving variations of corner radius ratio, damage degree, and confinement pressure. The effect of corner radius on the main parameters of stress-strain curve for FRP strengthened pre-damaged specimens, such as compressive strength, strain capacity, initial elastic modulus, was investigated. The test results demonstrated that the efficiency of repairing damaged columns significantly depends on the corner radius ratio, the strength gain after FRP-strengthening decreases as the corner radius ratio reduces. Using those test data, new ultimate strength and ultimate strain model are proposed. The proposed models involved the effect of both corner radius and damage level, showing good agreement with the experimental results.
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