Strengthening metallic structures using externally bonded fibre-reinforced composites (C595B)

Externally bonded FRP strengthening for metallic structures is a rapidly developing technique. This book fulfils an important need for guidance on best practice in its use. In promoting the advantages of externally bonded FRP strengthening for metallic structures, the authors describe appropriate use of the technique, advise on structural design, provide guidance on correctly implementing strengthening schemes, and offer advice on the future maintence of strengthened structures.

The book will be of particular interest to clients and the owners of structures, contractors responsible for installation, consultants who design strengthening solutions, and manufacturers and suppliers of FRP strengthening systems.

Key words: project management, materials technology, transport infrastructure, QA, refurbishment.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-595-7

Author: JMC Cadei, TJ Stratford, LC Hollaway, WH Duckett

Number of pages: 234 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: February 2004