Definition: a composite structural material comprising thin sections consisting of cement mortar reinforced by a number of closely spaced layers of steel wire mesh.- ACI Concrete Terminology

Ferrocement is a type of thin-wall reinforced concrete commonly constructed of hydraulic-cement mortar reinforced with closely spaced layers of continuous and relatively small wire mesh. The mesh may be made of metallic or other suitable materials. Ferrocement has a very high tensile strength-to-weight ratio and superior cracking behavior in comparison to conventional reinforced concrete. Unlike conventional concrete, ferrocement reinforcement can be assembled into its final desired shape and the mortar can be plastered directly in place without the use of a form.


Structural Performance of Ferrocement Beams Incorporating Longitudinal Hole Filled with Lightweight Concrete

Publication: IJCSM
Date: 7/31/2023

Use of Tetraethyl Orthosilicate to Improve Durability of Ferrocement

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 11/1/2019

Modeling of Inexpensive Strengthening Technique for Reinforced Concrete Beams

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 3/1/2017

Effect of High Axial Load on Seismic Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joints with and without Strengthening

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 11/1/2015

Pullout Response of Ferrocement Members Embedded in Soil

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 3/1/2008

Study on Corrosion Durability of Ferrocement

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 2/1/2008

Closed-Form Moment-Curvature Expressions for Homogenized Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

Publication: Materials Journal
Date: 7/1/2007

Hysteretic Behavior of Ferrocement-Retrofitted Clay Tile Walls

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 5/1/2004

Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Columns Using Ferrocement Jacket

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 9/1/2001

Bolt Bearing Strength of Thin-Walled Ferrocement

Publication: Structural Journal
Date: 7/1/2001

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Practice oriented papers and articles ON FERROCEMENT

Review of Tests on Ferrocement Retrofitted Unreinforced Masonry

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 9/1/2023

Le Toumelin

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 11/1/2012

Art and Science of Building in Concrete: The Work of Pier Luigi Nervi

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 3/1/2012

Four Decades of Progress: Personal Perspective

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 10/1/2010

Temperature Controlled Microwave Accelerated Curing of Precast Ferrocement Secondary Roofing Slabs

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 12/1/2004

Ferrocement: International Revival

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 4/1/2002

Microwave Accelerated Production of Ferrocement Slabs-An Industrial Perspective

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/1/2001

Development of a Fly Ash and Epoxy Based High-Performance Grout for the Repair of Offshore Platforms

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 6/1/2001

Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Ferrocement Laminate

Publication: Concrete International
Date: 10/1/2000

Ferrocement in Structural Upgrading and Rehabilitation—An Overview

Publication: Special Publication
Date: 8/1/2000

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