Degradation Mechanisms and Service Life Estimation of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Concrete Reinforcements

The objectives of the project are to: (1) determine the alkali resistance of carbon fiber pre-stressing strand under load; (2) determine the degradation mechanisms of carbon fiber pre-stressing strand in concrete; (3) determine the degradation mechanisms of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) rebar in concrete; and (4) develop testing protocol to evaluate the service life of fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) reinforcements in concrete based on degradation mechanisms.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $396509.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDV34 977-05

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Knight, Chase

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of North Florida, Jacksonville

      4567 St. Johns Bluff Road South
      Jacksonville, FL  United States  32224-
    • Principal Investigators:

      Elsafty, Adel

    • Start Date: 20150415
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20180731
    • Source Data: RiP Project 39629

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01562678
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDV34 977-05
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: May 2 2015 1:00AM