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Connections of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Structural Members: A Review of the State of the Art

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Author(s)

Dat Duthinh

Abstract

This review of the state of the art of connections of Fiber-reinforced polymers (FRP) members covers primary structural connections (whose integrity is crucial to the functioning and safety of a structure), in which at least one of the members is made of FRP. The connections consist of mechanical joints, bonded joints, interlocking joints, or a combination of those, such as frame connections. FRP connection design in civil infrastructure is coming onto its own, after an earlier period of benefiting from aerospace research and imitation of steel connections.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6532
Report Number
6532

Keywords

adhesive, bolt, bond, composite, connection, fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), frame, interlocking, joint

Citation

Duthinh, D. (2000), Connections of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Structural Members: A Review of the State of the Art, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=860284 (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created August 1, 2000, Updated February 19, 2017