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Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reports

  1. Aboutaha, R.S. (2001). "Investigation of Durability of Wearing Surfaces for FRP Bridge Decks," Project C-01-50, Syracuse University and Cornell University, 397 pp.
  2. Adams, J.S., Ramirez, G., and Browning, J. (2005). "Field Instrumentation and Monitoring of Kansas Department of Transportation Fiber Composite Bridge for Long-term Behavior Assessment," K-TRAN: KU-00-11, University of Kansas, 111 pp.
  3. Alampalli, S., O'Connor, J., and Yannotti, A.P. (2000). "Design, Fabrication, Construction, and Testing of an FRP Superstructure," FHWA/NY/SR-00/134, New York State Department of Transportation, 56 pp.
  4. Alkhrdaji, T., Nanni, A., Chen, G., and Barker, M. (2000). "Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing of Bridge J857, Phelps County, Missouri: Volume I - Strengthening and Testing to Failure of Bridge Decks," RDT01-002A, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, University of Missouri at Rolla, 131 pp.
  5. Alkhrdaji, T., Nanni, A., and Chen, G. (2000). "Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing of Bridge J857, Phelps County, Missouri: Volume III - Strengthening and Testing to Failure of Bridge Piers," RDT01-002C, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, University of Missouri at Rolla, 91 pp.
  6. Alkhrdaji, T., Nanni, A. (2001). "Construction and Long-Term Monitoring of a Concrete Box Culvert Bridge Reinforced with GFRP Bars," RDT01-016, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, University of Missouri-Rolla, 45 pp.
  7. Bank, L.C., Oliva, M.G., Arora, D., and Borowicz, D.T. (2003). "Rapid Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Bridges," 03-06, Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 166 pp.
  8. Barquist, G., Lovejoy, S., Nelson, S., and Soltesz, S. (2005). "Evaluation of Wearing Surface Materials for FRP Bridge Decks," OR-DF-06-02, Oregon Department of Transportation, 34 pp.
  9. Belarbi, A., Chandrashekhara, K., and Watkins, S.E. (1999). "Manufacture and Performance Evaluation of FRP Rebar Featuring Ductility and Health Monitoring Capability," RDT 99-005, University of Missouri-Rolla, 96 pp.
  10. Belarbi, A., Myers, J.J., Chandarshekhara, K., Watkins, S.E., and Bae, S-. (2004). "Structural Integrity of RC Columns Wrapped with FRP Sheet Subjected to Various Environmental Conditions Including Corrosion," RDT 04-021, University of Missouri - Rolla, 211 pp.
  11. Berver, E.W., Jirsa, J.O., Fowler, D.W., Wheat, H.G., Moon, T. (2001). "Effects of Wrapping Chloride Contaminated Concrete with Fiber Reinforced Plastics," FHWA/TX-03/1774-2, Center for Transportation Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 111 pp.
  12. Breña, S.F., Bramblett, R.M., Benouaich, M.A., Wood, S.L., and Kreger, M.E. (2001). "Use of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites to Increase the Flexural Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Beams," Preliminary Review Copy, Center for Transportation Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 243 pp.
  13. Bridge Engineering Software and Technology (BEST) Center, The (2003). "Bridge No. 12016 on MD-24 Over Deer Creek (FRP Bridge Deck Replacement)," Final Report, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, 84 pp.
  14. Brown, J.R., Hamilton III, H.R. (2005). "CFRP Repair of Impact-Damaged Bridge Girders Volume II - Inspection of FRP Composite Repairs Using Infrared Thermography," BC354-55, University of Florida, 35 pp.
  15. Busby, H.R., Wolfe, W.E., and Butalia, T.S. (2003). "Evaluation of Composite Post-Tensioning System on Bridge SCI-23-0096, Scioto County," FHWA/OH-2003/005, 90 pp.
  16. Cercone, L. and Pantelides, C. (2004). "Technology Transfer of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites Used for Bridge Rehabilitation and Retrofit," UT-04.26, University of Utah, 110 pp.
  17. Chen, G., Yang, X., Mu, H., and Nanni, A. (2000). "Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing of Bridge J857, Phelps County, Missouri: Volume II - Feasibility Study on Damage Detection of RC Structures Using Dynamic Signature Tests," RDT01-002B, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, University of Missouri at Rolla, 93 pp.
  18. De Lorenzis, L. and Nanni, A. (2004). "International Workshop on Preservation of Historic Structures with FRP Composites," Final Report, University of Lecce and University of Missouri - Rolla, 32 pp.
  19. Dutta, P.K., Lopez-Anido, R., Kwon, S-., and Durell, G.D. (2003). "Fatigue Evaluation of Multiple Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bridge Deck Systems over Existing Girders Phase II Report," ERDC/CRREL Letter Report 03-21, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 26 pp.
  20. Ehlen, M.A. and Marshall, H. E. (1996). "The Economics of New-Technology Materials: A Case Study of FRP Bridge Decking," NISTIR 5864, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 80 pp.
  21. El-Tawil, S., Okeil, A. (2001). "Design of Concrete Bridge Girders Strengthened with CFRP Laminates: Static Strength, Fatigue Behavior and Reliability," BC-190, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, 135 pp.
  22. Fico, R., Galati, N., Prota, A., and Nanni, A. (2006). " Southview Bridge Rehabilitation in Rolla, Mo., Volume 1: Design and Construction," UTC R103, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies/UTC Program, University of Missouri - Rolla, 190 pp.
  23. Gergely, J. and Stiller, W. (2002). "GFRP Deck Project, Bridge #089-022, SR 1627 - New Salem Rd, Union County," Construction Report, UNC-Charlotte Civil Engineering Department, 42 pp.
  24. Grace, N.F. (2003). "FRP Composite Prestressing Strands," FHWA/OH-2003/012, Lawrence Technological University, 270 pp.
  25. Green, P.S., Boyd, A.J., and Lammert, K. (2004). "CFRP Repair of Impact-Damaged Bridge Girders Volume I - Structural Evaluation of Impact Damaged Prestressed Concrete I Girders Repaired with FRP Materials," BC354-55, University of Florida, 194 pp.
  26. Hag-Elsafi, O., Kunin, J., and Alampalli, S. (2003). "In-Service Evaluation of a Concrete Bridge FRP Strengthening System," FHWA/NY/SR-03/139, New York State Department of Transportation, 22 pp.
  27. Harichandran, R., Hong, S. (2003). "Sensors to Monitor Bond in Concrete Bridges Rehabilitated with FRP," RC-1435, Michigan State University, 141 pp.
  28. Higgins, C., Williams, G., and Elkins, L. (2006). "Capabilities of Diagonally-Cracked Girders Repaired with CFRP," FHWA-OR-RD-06-16, Kiewit Center for Infrastructure and Transportation, Oregon State University, 18 pp.
  29. Kachlakev, D. (1998). "Strengthening Bridges Using Composite Materials," FHWA-OR-RD-98-08, Oregon State University, 182 pp.
  30. Kachlakev, D.I. and McCurry Jr., D.D. (2000). "Testing of Full-Size Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with FRP Composites: Experimental Results and Design Methods Verification," FHWA-OR-RD-00-19, Oregon State University, 36 pp.
  31. Kachlakev, D., Green, B.K., and Barnes, W.A. (2000). "Behavior of Concrete Specimens Reinforced with Composite Materials - Laboratory Study," FHWA-OR-RD-00-10, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University, 180 pp.
  32. Kachlakev, D., Miller, T., Yim, S., Chansawat, K., and Potisuk, T. (2001). "Finite Element Modeling of Reinforced concrete Structures Strengthened with FRP Laminates - Final Report," FHWA-OR-RD-01-xx, California Polytechnic State University and Oregon State University, 111 pp.
  33. Kachlakev, D., Miller, T., Yim, S. and Seamanontaprinya, D. (2001). "Behavior of FRP Composite-Strengthened Beams Under Static and Cyclic Loading - Summary Report," FHWA-OR-RD-01-20, California Polytechnic State University and Oregon State University, 11 pp.
  34. Klaiber, F.W., Wipf, T.J., and Kash, E.J. (2004). "Effective Structural Concrete Repair: Volume 2 of 3 - Use of FRP to Prevent Chloride Penetration in Bridge Columns," TR-428 Volume 2, Center for Transportation Research and Education, Iowa State University, 128 pp.
  35. Mayo, R., Nanni, A., Watkins, S., Barker, M., and Boothby, T. (2000). "Strengthening of Bridge G-270 with Externally Bonded CFRP Sheets," RI98-012, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, UMR, 90 pp.
  36. Mertz, D.R., Chajes, M.J., Gillespie Jr., J.W., Kukich, D.S., Sabol, S.A., Hawkins, N.M., Aquino, W., and Deen, T.B. (2003). "Application of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites to the Highway Infrastructure," NCHRP 503, Transportation Research Board, 87 pp.
  37. Mirmiran, A. (2003). "Hybrid FRP-Concrete Column," BD 224, Constructed Facilities Laboratory, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University, 39 pp.
  38. Mirmiran, A., Shahawy, M., Nanni, A., and Karbhari, V. (2004). "Bonded Repair and Retrofit of Concrete Structures Using FRP Composites," NCHRP 514, Transportation Research Board, 102 pp.
  39. NCHRP (2003). "Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Concrete Bridge Deck Reinforcement'" Research Results Digest 282, Transportation Research Board, 3 pp.
  40. Neely, W.D., Cousins, T.E., Phifer, S.D., Senne, J.L., Case, S.W., and Lesko, J.J. (2003). "Evaluation of the In-Service Performance of the Tom's Creek Bridge Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Superstructure," VTRC 04-CR5, Virginia Transportation Research Council, 37 pp.
  41. Nystrom, H., Watkins, W.D., and Nanni, A. (2002). "Laboratory and Field testing of FRP Composite Bridge Decks and FRP-Reinforced Concrete Bridge for the City of St. James, Phelps County, MO," RDT02-012, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, UMR, 278 pp.
  42. Ojedizaga, M. and Ramirez, G. (2006). "Repair of Damaged Steel Structures Using FRP," K-TRAN: KU-03-8, University of Kansas, 14 pp.
  43. Pantelides, C.P., Reay, J.T., and Reaveley, L.D. (2006). "Time-Dependent Effects from Monitoring of State Street Bridge FRP Composite Retrofit," UT-07-01, University of Utah, 33 pp.
  44. Park, S.H., Robertson, I.N., and Riggs, H.R. (2002). "A Primer for Strengthening of Structurally Deficient Bridges," HWY-L-2001-01, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 76 pp.
  45. Pelsoci, T.M. (2004). "Composites Manufacturing Technologies: Applications in Automotive, Petroleum, and Civil Infrastructure Industries," NIST GCR 04-863, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 90 pp.
  46. Phillis, S.E., Parretti, R., and Nanni, A. (2005). "Evaluation of FRP Repair Method For Cracked Bridge Members," RDT04-024, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, University of Missouri - Rolla, 68 pp.
  47. Reed, C.E. Peterman, R.J., and Rasheed, H.A. (2005). "Evaluating FRP Repair Method for Cracked Prestressed Concrete Bridge Members Subjected to Repeated Loadings (Phase I)," K-TRAN: KSU-01-2, Kansas State University, Department of Civil Engineering, 117 pp.
  48. Schiebel, S., Parretti, R., and Nanni, A. (2001). "Repair and Strengthening of Impacted PC Girders on Bridge A4845," RDT01-017, Co-Force America, Inc., 28 pp.
  49. Schnerch, D., Dawood, M., and Rizkalla, S. (2006). "Design Guidelines for the Use of HM Strips: Strengthening of Steel Concrete Composite Bridges with High Modulus Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Strips," IS-06-02, Constructed Facilities Laboratory, North Carolina State University, 38 pp.
  50. Schreiner, J., Barker, M. (2005). "Lateral Distribution in Kansas DOT Steel Girder Deck with FRP Deck," KS-04-4, University of Missouri - Columbia, 26 pp.
  51. Shahrooz, B.M. (2001). "Retrofit of Existing Reinforced Concrete Bridges with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites," FHWA/OH-2001/17., University of Cincinnati, 155 pp.
  52. Shahrooz, B.M., Bolduc, M.W., and Miller, R.A. (2003). "Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Repair or Retrofit of Prestressed Box Girders," FHWA/OH-2003/003, University of Cincinnati, 226 pp.
  53. Shoemaker, C.L., Quiroga, P.N., Whitney, D.P., Jirsa, J.O., Wheat, H.G., and Fowler, D.W., (2004). "Detailed Evaluation of Performance FRP Wrapped Columns and Beams in a Corrosive Environment," FHWA/TX-05/0-1774-3, Center for Transportation Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 76 pp.
  54. Sotelino, E.D., Teng, M-. (2001). "Strengthening of Deteriorating Decks of Highway Bridges in Indiana Using FRPC," FHWA/IN/JTRP-2001/15, Joint Transportation Research Program, Purdue University, 100pp.
  55. Telang, N.M., Dumlao, C., Mehrabi, A.B., Ciolko, A.T., and Gutierrez, J. (2006). "Field Inspection of In-Service FRP Bridge Decks," NCHRP 564, Transportation Research Board, 279 pp.
  56. Tumialan, J.G., Huang, P-C, and Nanni, A. (2001). "Strengthening of an Impacted PC Girder on Bridge A10062, St. Louis County, MO," RDT01-013, Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies, UMR, 41 pp.
  57. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (1997). "Engineering and Design, Composite Materials for Civil Engineering Structures," ETL 1110-2-548, Department of the Army, 66 pp.
  58. Winkelman, T.J. (2002). "Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridge Deck Construction in Illinois," FHWA/IL/PRR 145, Illinois Department of Transportation, 20 pp.
  59. Wipf, T.J., Phares, B.M., Klaiber, F.W., and Lee, Y-. (2003). "Evaluation of Post-tensioned Strengthened Steel Girder Bridge Using FRP Bars," Final Report, Center for Transportation Research and Education, Iowa State University, 76 pp.
  60. Wipf, T.J., Klaiber, F.W., Rhodes, J.D., and Kempers, B.J. (2004). "Effective Structural Concrete Repair: Volume 1 of 3 - Repair of Impact Damaged Prestressed Concrete Beams with CFRP," TR-428 Volume 1, Center for Transportation Research and Education, Iowa State University, 195 pp.
  61. Wolfe, W.E., Busby, H.R., and Butalia, T.S. (2003). "Evaluation of Composite Post-Tensioning Systems on Bridge COS 79-0955, Coshocton County," FHWA/OH-2003/004, 42 pp.
  62. Ziehl, P. and Bane, W.S. (2003). "Nondestructive Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bridges and Decks," FHWA/LA 03/376, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tulane University, 62 pp.
  63. Zoghi, M. and Bowman, D.R. (2003). "Structural Health Monitoring of the TECH 21 All-Composite Vehicular Bridge," FHWA/OH-2003/020, The University of Dayton, 132 pp.
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