Detecting delamination in FRP retrofitted concrete structures using nonlinear ultrasonics

Author: P. Kripakaran (University of Exeter) and P. Armitage (Theta Technologies Ltd)

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29 May 2014

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Detecting delamination in FRP retrofitted concrete structures using nonlinear ultrasonics

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Author

P. Kripakaran (University of Exeter) and P. Armitage (Theta Technologies Ltd)

Date published

29 May 2014

Author

P. Kripakaran (University of Exeter) and P. Armitage (Theta Technologies Ltd)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Fibre reinforced polymers (FRPs) are increasingly used to retrofit concrete structures due to their many desirable properties. Researchers from the University of Exeter report on a series of experiments that apply nonlinear elastic wave spectroscopy to concrete beams strengthened with externally bonded FRP, in order to detect the onset of failure.

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5
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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