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Rheological test methods for the characterization of extrudable cement-based materials - A review



Title: Rheological test methods for the characterization of extrudable cement-based materials - A review
Author(s): R. Alfani, G. L. Guerrini
Paper category : journal
Serial title: Materials and Structures
Abreviated Serial title: Mater. Struct.
ISSN: 1359-5997
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Volume: 38
Issue: 276
Issue date: 2005-03-01
Publication year: 2005
Pages: 239 - 247
Total Pages: 9
Nb references: 35
Language: English


Abstract: The mechanical response of solid clay brickwork in presence of CFRP near-surface reinforcement and under eccentric loads is addressed in this paper.
Experimental tests on CFRP reinforced masonry (CFRP-RM) prisms under eccentric loads are compared to similar tests on URM specimens in order to give a preliminary insight in the collapse mechanisms of CFRP-reinforced masonry.
While URM is found to exhibit a quasi-brittle response, so raising objections to several analytical procedures for masonry bridge assessment, CFRP reinforcement may be responsible of a significant increase in the brickwork compressive strength and ductility.
Some considerations on the cracking processes inside reinforced masonry prisms are discussed.


Online publication: 2005-01-21
Classification: Scientific Reports
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/14191


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