Punching Shear Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced polymer Reinforced Concrete Slab-Column Edge Connections Under Lateral Cyclic Loading - Year two

The applicability of reinforcing slab-column edge connections with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars in resisting gravity loads has been validated through several investigations. The elastic nature of FRP reinforcement raises concerns about the feasibility of using this type of reinforcement in reinforced concrete (RC) structures in seismic regions. To date, only one study has been conducted to investigate the seismic response of glass (G) FRP-RC slab-column edge connections.

Compression Lap-Splices of FRP Bars in Reinforced Concrete Columns under Static and Cyclic Loading

Corrosion of steel bars stands out as a significant factor limiting the life expectancy of reinforced-concrete infrastructure exposed to harsh environmental conditions. In the last decade, the use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars as an alternative reinforcing material in reinforced-concrete (RC) structures has emerged as an innovative solution to the corrosion problem. In the field application, it is inevitable to connect FRP bars because of limited length of bars for storage and transportation. The easiest and practical method to connect FRP bars is over lap splicing.

Punching Shear Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced polymer Reinforced Concrete Slab-Column Edge Connections Under Lateral Cyclic Loading

The applicability of reinforcing slab-column edge connections with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars in resisting gravity loads has been validated through several investigations. The elastic nature of FRP reinforcement raises concerns about the feasibility of using this type of reinforcement in reinforced concrete (RC) structures in seismic regions. To date, only one study has been conducted to investigate the seismic response of glass (G) FRP-RC slab-column edge connections.