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Strengthening and repair of RC beams with sugarcane bagasse fiber reinforced cement mortar

Senin, Mohamad Syamir and Shahidan, Shahiron and Md Maarof, M. Z. and Leman, Alif Syazani and Mohd Zuki, S. S. and Mohammad Azmi, M. A. (2017) Strengthening and repair of RC beams with sugarcane bagasse fiber reinforced cement mortar. In: Global Congress on Construction, Material and Structural Engineering 2017 (GCoMSE2017), 28–29 August 2017, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The use of a jacket made of fiber reinforced cement mortar with tensile hardening behaviour for strengthening RC beams was investigated in this study. A full-scale test was conducted on beams measuring 1000mm in length. A 25mm jacket was directly applied to the surface of the beams to test its ability to repair and strengthen the beams. The beams were initially damaged and eventually repaired. Three types of beams which included unrepaired beams, beams repaired with normal mortar jacket and beams repaired with 10% sugarcane bagasse fiber mortar jacket were studied. The jacket containing 10% of sugarcane bagasse fiber enhanced the flexural strength of the beams.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401-492 Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Structural and Material Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 06:53
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 06:53
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11593
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