Abstract: Editors: Gustavo J. Parra-Montesinos & Perumalsamy Balaguru
Sponsored by: ACI Committees 544, 549, and 423
This Symposium Publication contains 14 papers that were presented at technical sessions sponsored by ACI Committees 544 and 549, and Joint ACI-ASCE Committee 423 at the 2008 ACI Spring Convention in Los Angeles, CA. Topics covered in these papers include development, mechanical behavior, modeling and structural applications of fiber- reinforced concrete and thin laminate composites; repair and rehabilitation of reinforced and prestressed concrete members; and new developments in prestressed concrete bridges.
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Four Decades of Progress: Personal Perspective.
by A.E. Naaman
Innovative Technologies for Prestressed Concrete Bridges in Japan
by H. Mutsuyoshi and H. Minh
Direct Method for Strengthening Continuous RC Beams with External Tendons
by K.H. Tan and D. Kong
Test on Prestressed Concrete Beam with AFRP Spiral Confinement and External Aramid Tendons
by C.J. Burgoyne and H.Y. Leung
Analysis and Design Recommendations of FRP-Strengthened Prestressed Concrete Beams
by J. Giancaspro, P. Balaguru, and C.G. Papakonstantinou
Recent Research on Self-Consolidating Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
by S.P. Shah, L. Ferrara, and S.H. Kwon
Effect of Matrix Strength on Pullout Behavior of High-Strength
Deformed Steel Fibers
by D. Joo Kim, S. El-Tawil, and A.E. Naaman
Local Bond Stress-Slip Models for Reinforcing Bars and Prestressing Strands in High-Peformance Fiber-Reinforced Cement Composites
by S.-H. Chao, A.E. Naaman, and G.J. Parra-Montesinos
Flexural Analysis and Design of Strain Softening Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
by C. Soranakom and B. Mobasher
Strength Degradation of Fiber-Reinforced Cement Composites Exposed to Simulated Environments
by J.-W. Nam, M.P. Abell, Y.M. Lim, and J.E. Bolander
Seismic Detailing and Behavior of Coupling Beams with High-Peformance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete.
by R. Lequesne, M. Setkit, G.J. Parra-Montesinos, and J.K. Wight
Cyclic Response of Rectangular RC Columns with Bond-Damaged Zones Repaired Using Steel or CFRP Confinement.
by M.H. Harajli, F.K. Dagher, and A.M. ElSouri
Near Surface Mounted Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams
by K.N. Rahal
Cellulose Fiber Gypsum Boards and Wall Panels under Cyclic Loading
by H.W. Reinhardt and S. Aicher