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Special Issue "Bolted and Bonded Joints in Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2015).
Interests: mechanics of solids and structures, multiscale mechanics, computational mechanics, advanced mechanical modeling of new materials and structures, innovative composite materials
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As is well-known, for decades, civil engineers have dealt with different types of composite materials, including wood (natural composites), plywood (laminated natural composites), and concrete (particular composites). The noteworthy mechanical properties of advanced composite materials, for instance, high values of specific stiffness, specific strength, and high corrosion resistance, have made these materials very appealing for civil engineering applications. In recent years, several major national and international research programs were launched to investigate the feasibility of using advanced polymer composites on both seismic and environment-sensitive fields. This includes the use of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) composites as internal/or external reinforcement, as well as building entire structures, such as bridges and industrial frame-structures, from FRP materials. The main aim of this Special Issue is to cover a wide range of critical topics concerning the connections between structural FRP members.Luciano Feo
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