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Title: Bridges Constructed Using Fiber Reinforced Plastics
Author(s): Magdi A. Khalifa, Sharon S. B. Kuska, and James Krieger
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 43-47
Keywords: aramid fibers; carbon fibers; corrosion resistance; glass fibers; fiber reinforced plastic; Materials Research
Abstract:Due to its light weight, high strength, and corrosion resistance, many types of fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) have been used extensively by the aerospace, automobile, and sports industries. Prestressing tendons and structural members made of FRP are becoming more popular in concrete bridge construction. In this article, a survey of the state-of-the-art of bridges constructed with FRP is provided.
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