RIS ID

125417

Publication Details

Hadi, M. N. S., Al - Gburi, A. H. M., Sheikh, M. Neaz. & Carrigan, A. T. (2018). Axial and flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete columns strengthened with reactive powder concrete jacket and fibre reinforced polymer wrapping. Construction and Building Materials, 172 717-727.

Abstract

This paper investigates axial and flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete (RC) columns strengthened with reactive powder concrete (RPC) jacket and fibre reinforced polymer wrapping. The experimental results of 16 circular RC column specimens have been presented. The specimens were divided into four groups of four specimens. Column specimens of the first group were the reference RC specimens without any strengthening, specimens of the second group were strengthened by wrapping with two layers of carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP), specimens of the third group were jacketed with a 25 mm thick layer of RPC and specimens of the fourth group were jacketed with a 25 mm thick layer of RPC then wrapped with a single layer of CFRP. Test results demonstrated that jacketing with a thin layer of the RPC enhanced significantly the ultimate axial and flexural loads as well as energy absorption of circular RC column specimens. Wrapping the RPC jacketed specimens with CFRP improved the ultimate axial load, ductility and energy absorption of the specimens.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.03.196