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Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with high-strength steel wire and engineered cementitious composites

Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with high-strength steel wire and engineered... Engineered cementitious composite (ECC) is a type of high-performance fibre-reinforced cementitious composite with good ductility and excellent crack control ability. It has attracted increasing attention as a structural repair material in severely corrosive environments. However, the strength improvement is limited when ECC is used alone for shear strengthening of existing reinforced concrete (RC) members, although its shear capacity is much higher than that of other brittle cementitious materials such as cement mortar. This study proposes a novel shear strengthening method for RC beams with both high load-carrying capacity and good durability through the combination of high-strength steel wire and an ECC layer. The shear behaviours of the beams were tested under static loading. The test results showed that the shear strength and the ultimate displacement were significantly improved through shear strengthening. A large number of fine cracks appeared on the ECC layer before the failure of the beams. The load-carrying capacity was reduced by pre-damage owing to the important role of the shear resistance of the concrete with respect to the total shear capacity. The shear strength of the strengthened beams cannot be accurately predicted by the current design code owing to the ignorance of the shear resistance of ECC. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Structural Engineering SAGE

Shear strengthening of reinforced concrete beams with high-strength steel wire and engineered cementitious composites

Advances in Structural Engineering , Volume OnlineFirst: 1 – Jan 1, 2021

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SAGE
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© The Author(s) 2021
ISSN
1369-4332
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2048-4011
DOI
10.1177/13694332211046346
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Abstract

Engineered cementitious composite (ECC) is a type of high-performance fibre-reinforced cementitious composite with good ductility and excellent crack control ability. It has attracted increasing attention as a structural repair material in severely corrosive environments. However, the strength improvement is limited when ECC is used alone for shear strengthening of existing reinforced concrete (RC) members, although its shear capacity is much higher than that of other brittle cementitious materials such as cement mortar. This study proposes a novel shear strengthening method for RC beams with both high load-carrying capacity and good durability through the combination of high-strength steel wire and an ECC layer. The shear behaviours of the beams were tested under static loading. The test results showed that the shear strength and the ultimate displacement were significantly improved through shear strengthening. A large number of fine cracks appeared on the ECC layer before the failure of the beams. The load-carrying capacity was reduced by pre-damage owing to the important role of the shear resistance of the concrete with respect to the total shear capacity. The shear strength of the strengthened beams cannot be accurately predicted by the current design code owing to the ignorance of the shear resistance of ECC.

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Advances in Structural EngineeringSAGE

Published: Jan 1, 2021

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