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Evaluation and optimalization of the fire safety of structures strenghtened with NMS reinforcement (3G006908)

Since half a decade, an increasing number of applications is based on near surface mounted FRP reinforcement (FRP NSM). Herewith the extra FRP (fibre reinforcement polymer) tensile reinforcement is glued in slits which are cut into the concrete surface. The project investigates the fire resistance of concrete structures strenghtened with FRP NSM: endurance under fire conditions, material behaviour, optimized strenghtening and fire protection configurations, residual strenght, modelling.

Date:1 Jan 2008  →  30 Dec 2013
Keywords:fire, near surface mounted reinforcement, NSM, FRP, fire tests, fibre reinforced polymer, modelling, strengthening, concrete, design
Disciplines:Water engineering, Earthquake engineering, Building engineering, Geotechnical and environmental engineering, Construction engineering, Wind engineering, Thermodynamics