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Composite materials in wind energy technology


The  reduction  of  fossil  fuel  dependency  is  an  important  goal  for  both  developed  and  developing   countries   of   the   world.   To   achieve   this   goal,   the   renewable   energy   production,  in  particular,  wind  energy  generation,  must  be  drastically  increased.

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Guide for the Design and Construction of Structural Concrete Reinforced with FRP Bars

ACI 440.1R-06 supersedes ACI 440.1R-03 and became effective February 10, 2006. Copyright © 2006, American Concrete Institute. All rights reserved including rights of reproduction and use in any form or by any means, including the making of copies by any photo process, or by electronic or mechanical device, pr inted, written, or oral, or record ing for sound or vi sual reproduction or for use in any knowledge or retrieval sy stem or device, unless permission in writing is obtained from the copyright proprietors. 440.1R-1 ACI Committee Reports, Guides, and Commentaries are intended for guidance in planni ng, designing, executing, and inspecting construction. This document is intended for the use of individuals who are competen t to evaluate the significance and limitations of its content and recommendations and who will accept responsibility for the application of the material it contains. The American Concrete Institute disclaims any and all responsibility for the stated principles. The Institute shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising therefrom. Reference to this document shall not be made in contract documents. If items found in th is document are desired by the Architect/Engineer to be a part of the contract documents, they shall be restated in mandatory language for incorporation by the Architect/Engineer. Guide for the Design and Construction of Structural Concrete Reinforced with FRP Bars

American Concrete Institute has published the design guidelines for Construction of Structural Concrete Reinforced with FRP Bars. This guide offers general information on the history and use of FRP reinforcement, a description of the unique material properties of FRP, and guidelines for the construction and design of structural concrete members reinforced with FRP bars.

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Fibers in concrete (presentation)

Reinforced concrete bars

This presentation provides an overview of various fiber reinforced concrete composites. The advantages and disadvantages, mechanical properties and the mechanism of application are demonstrated. It presents the information about the growth of the fiber composite market, new composite materials, including the engineered cementitious composite (EEC) and some others.

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