Axial Response of Concrete-Filled FRP Tube (CFFT) Columns with Internal Bars
AbstractThis paper aims at investigating the general axial behavior of long circular concrete-filled, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) tube (CFFT) columns internally reinforced with different longitudinal rebars. A total of seven CFFT and three reinforced concrete (RC) columns served as control specimens for comparisons and were constructed and tested under cyclic axial loading until failure. The test parameters were: (1) internal reinforcement type (steel, glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) or carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP)) and amount; (2) GFRP tube thicknesses; and (3) nature of loading. All columns had 1900-mm in height and 213-mm in diameter. Examination of the test results has led to a number of significant conclusions in regards to the trend and ultimate condition of the axial stress-strain behavior, mode of failure of tested CFFT columns, and plastic strains. As expected, an increase in the FRP tube thickness (or stiffness) resulted in an increase in the strength and strain enhancement ratios. The validity of the available design provisions for predicting the ultimate load-carrying capacity of tested columns is also highlighted. View Full-Text
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Ahmed, A.A.; Masmoudi, R. Axial Response of Concrete-Filled FRP Tube (CFFT) Columns with Internal Bars. J. Compos. Sci. 2018, 2, 57.
Ahmed AA, Masmoudi R. Axial Response of Concrete-Filled FRP Tube (CFFT) Columns with Internal Bars. Journal of Composites Science. 2018; 2(4):57.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ahmed, Asmaa A.; Masmoudi, Radhouane. 2018. "Axial Response of Concrete-Filled FRP Tube (CFFT) Columns with Internal Bars." J. Compos. Sci. 2, no. 4: 57.
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