Stress-strain model for high strength concrete confined by FRP

Lokuge, W. P. and Setunge, S. and Sanjayan, J. G. (2011) Stress-strain model for high strength concrete confined by FRP. In: 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21): Incorporating Sustainable Practice in Mechanics of Structures and Materials, 7-10 Dec 2010, Melbourne, Australia.

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Ductility of High Strength Concrete (HSC) columns can be increased by lateral confinement. The conventional confinement with steel reinforcement may not always be adequate to provide the ductility levels desired by the engineer. The lateral confinement by FRP can provide significantly higher confinement stresses than the conventional steel reinforcement, and convenient for repair applications. Confining pressure applied by FRP is a function of the lateral strain of concrete. Therefore information of axial stress, axial strain and lateral strain relationships of concrete is fundamental in the design of confinement. Many existing models are based on test results with low confining pressures which are not suitable for modelling FRP confined concrete. The authors present a model in this paper which is suitable for use in designing FRP confinement of concrete. Model results are compared with experimental results of FRP confined columns. The results demonstrate the model is suitable for this use.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: © 2011 Taylor & Francis Group, London. Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy. Submitted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2011 02:26
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2014 05:56
Uncontrolled Keywords: high strength concrete; FRP confinement; stress-strain behaviour
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090503 Construction Materials
09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090506 Structural Engineering
09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091209 Polymers and Plastics
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1201/b10571-85

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