ACI Design Guide for Flexural and Shear Strengthening of URM Walls with FRP Systems

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Title: ACI Design Guide for Flexural and Shear Strengthening of URM Walls with FRP Systems

Author(s): Gustavo Tumialan

Publication: Web Session (Outdated)

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Keywords: FRP, Masonry, URM walls

Date: 4/3/2011

Abstract:
Unreinforced masonry is vulnerable under loads resulting from seismic activity or blast. This session includes presentations on ACI 440.7R-10, the newly published ACI guideline for strengthening URM walls, and a forthcoming publication on blastresistant components retrofitted with FRP. Additionally, there is a state-of-the-art review on mechanically fastened FRP strengthening systems that uses a new engineered FRP that can provide immediate strength without the need for surface preparation.