The contents of this course include five recorded presentations from the ACI 2021 Spring Convention:
1. Implementation of GFRP-Reinforced Concrete Draft Code Provisions; Isaac Higgins, Widener University
2. Assessment of Shear Strength Design Models for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Deep Beams; Ahmed Bediwy, University of Manitoba
3. Effects of Infill Retrofits with FRP Materials on the Seismic Behavior of RC Frames; Gianni Blasi, University of Salento
4. Effect of Prestressing Ratio on Rectangular Concrete Filled FRP Tube Beams Tested in Flexure; Mohamed Hassan, Universite de Sherbrooke
5. Flexural Design of Masonry Walls Reinforced with FRP Bars Based on Full-Scale Structural Tests; Francisco De Caso, Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria
INSTRUCTIONS: Study the materials included in this module. Then, complete and pass the corresponding 10-question quiz with a score of 80% or higher to receive a certificate for 0.15 CEU (equivalent to 1.5 PDH). This online course is not approved for credit with the Florida Construction Industry Licensing Board (CILB).
Continuing Education Credit: 0.15 CEU (1.5 PDH)
Approved AIA and ICC
Access Period: 30 days
Fiber-Reinforced Polymers (FRP) Reinforcements have become one of the most used construction materials during the last decade. ACI-440 Committee is leading the writing of design standards and guidelines and is sponsoring these full-sessions. Four 2-hours sessions will highlight and collect the most recent research, development, and application of FRP-Reinforcements in the concrete industry. Numerous important topics related to external and internal FRP-reinforcements will be presented, including in this Part 2: comparison of FRP and steel reinforced member moment capacity and modulus of elasticity properties; advantages of strengthening masonry walls with FRP material and substituting masonry wall reinforcement with FRP bars, and using FRP hollow-tube-enclosed concrete composite columns.
Author: Higgins, Bediwy, Blasi
Publication Year: 2023
Categories: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete, Reinforcement, Repair
Formats: Online Learning
Table of Contents
• Discuss comparison of designs of reinforced concrete beam elements using steel reinforcement and FRP bar reinforcements.
• Explain research on using FRP reinforcement bars for design of deep beams that use dosages basalt fiber or inorganic fiber reinforcement.
• Discuss research regarding applying FRP material as a strengthening material to masonry infill walls to improve lateral load resistance of concrete moment frames with masonry infill walls.
• Describe research on flexural tests for resistance of out-of-plane loads on masonry wall moment capacity reinforced with FRP longitudinal bars.
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