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- Effect of elevated temperature on bond behaviour of high modulus CFRP/steel double-strap joints
- Al-Shawaf, A.; Al-Mahaidi, R.; Zhao, X. L.
- This paper investigates and provides experimental evidence of the bond characteristics between carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) and steel plates under elevated temperature exposures. A series of tensile tests was carried out on CFRP/steel plates specimens joined together in double-lap shear joints and subjected to a range of environmental temperatures between 20 °C up to 60 °C, which would be usually encountered in civil infrastructure applications. High modulus (640 GPa) unidirectional carbon fibre plies were used in wet lay-up fabrication method to strengthen the composite matrix. Three different epoxy resins were used for the fabrication of the CFRP/steel specimens. The objective of the current experimental work is to determine the ultimate strength, failure patterns, elongation development, and lap-shear stress and slip variation under those exposures. This will help in enhancing the competency of using CFRP in retroi tting steel structures at high-temperature environments, usually experienced in civil construction applications.
- Publication type
- Journal article
- Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 10, no. 1 (2009), pp. 63-74
- Publication year
- FOR Code(s)
- 0905 Civil Engineering
- Bond characteristics; Carbon fibre reinforced polymer; CFRP; Double strap joints; Steel plates; Temperature
- Engineers Australia
- Publisher URL
- Copyright © Institution of Engineers Australia, 2009.
- Peer reviewed