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Trends in Civil Engineering and its Architecture

Editorial(ISSN: 2637-4668)

Experimental Investigation on FRP Composite Compression Members

Volume 1 - Issue 2

Robert Yuan*

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    • Department of Civil Engineering, Lamar University, USA

    *Corresponding author: Robert Yuan, Department of Civil Engineering, Lamar University, P.O. Box 10024, Beaumont, TX 77710-0024, USA

Received: January 24, 2018;   Published: February 06, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/TCEIA.2018.01.000107

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Abstract

In the last 25 years, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials have been considered to be used in various civil engineering applications such as the cooling tower system, waste water treatment plant, pedestrian bridges, reinforced concrete rebars, structure strengthening members, and some metallic sensitive specialized buildings. This review of study is only concentrated on the experimental investigation of GFRP composite compression members made from glass-fiber and polyester-based and vinylester-based polymers in a pultrusion process.

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