Strengthening of existing structures using R-UHPFRC: principles and conceptual design

Author(s) : E. Brühwiler
Paper category : Proceedings
Book title : UHPFRC 2017 Designing and Building with UHPFRC: New large-scale implementations, recent technical advances, experience and standards
Editor(s) : F. Toutlemonde & J. ResplendinoT.Ch.
Print-ISBN : 978-2-35158-166-7
e-ISBN : 978-2-35158-167-4
Publisher : RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year : 2017
Pages: 993 - 1002
Total Pages : 10
Language : English

Abstract: The addition of a layer of strain-hardening UHPFRC to an existing member in reinforced concrete (RC) has proven to be an effective method to increase the structural resistance and durability of concrete structures [1-3]. This paper is intended for structural engineers willing to use UHPFRC to strengthen existing structures. The basic idea of the UHPFRC strengthening method is introduced. The conceptual designs for the improvement of two large highway viaducts are presented and their feasibility is validated by means of simple analytical formulas.

Online publication : 2017
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros) : 0.00

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