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Title: Recent Revisions to Acceptance Criteria for Concrete and Masonry Strengthening Using Externally Bonded FRP Systems
Author(s): Mahmut Ekenel
Publication: Web Session (Outdated)
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Keywords: masonry, bonded FRP systems
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.