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Title: Shear capacity of FRP-strengthened RC beams : FRP debonding
Authors: Chen, JF
Teng, JG 
Keywords: Fibre reinforced polymer
Fibre reinforced plastic
FRP
Debonding
Reinforced concrete beams
Shear design
Shear strength
Shear strengthening
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Construction and building materials, 2003, v. 17, no. 1, p. 27-41 How to cite?
Journal: Construction and building materials 
Abstract: Many studies have been undertaken on shear strengthening of reinforced concrete (RC) beams by externally bonding fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites. These studies have established clearly that such strengthened beams fail in shear mainly in one of two modes: FRP rupture; and FRP debonding, and have led to preliminary design proposals. This paper is concerned with the development of a simple, accurate and rational design proposal for the shear capacity of FRP-strengthened beams which fail by FRP debonding. Existing strength proposals are reviewed and their deficiencies highlighted. A new strength model is then developed. The model is validated against experimental data collected from the existing literature. Finally, a new design proposal is presented.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/34536
ISSN: 0950-0618
DOI: 10.1016/S0950-0618(02)00091-0
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