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TRC masonry retrofitting against in-plane seismic solicitations



Title: TRC masonry retrofitting against in-plane seismic solicitations
Author(s): A. Si Larbi and P. Hamelin
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd International RILEM Conference on Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC2-Rio)
Editor(s): R.D. Toledo Filho, F.A. Silva, E.A.B. Koenders and E.M.R. Fairbairn
ISBN: 978-2-35158-120-9
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-121-6
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2011
Pages: 347 - 353
Total Pages: 7
Nb references: 7
Language: English


Abstract: As TRC (Textile Reinforced Concrete) present interesting mechanical behaviour either in tension and in plane shear, we try to develop their use for seismic retrofitting of existing masonry. We compare the structural behaviour of walls made of hollow concrete blocks reinforced by steel-concrete chaining or TRC composites. The level of strain energy absorbed and the global ductility until failure are particularly interesting.


Online publication: 2012-01-25
Publication type : full_text
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