Special Issue "Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) for Infrastructure Applications"
A special issue of Fibers (ISSN 2079-6439).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2016).
Interests: smart materials and structures and emerging construction technologies to enable resilient and sustainable infrastructure
There has been significant progress in state-of-the-art research and industrial applications for fiber reinforced polymers (FRP) in infrastructure applications. This Special Issue of Fibers looks forward to communicating to the scientific and engineering communities the progress made in research and development of FRP for infrastructure applications. We are particularly interested in innovative and original research examining new fiber materials, FRP incorporating hybrid fiber systems, using nanotechnology to improve FRP characteristics, new structural systems incorporating FRP, such as, but not limited to, lightweight bridge decks, blast resistant wall systems, post-tensioned FRP beams, and walls, as well as structural health monitoring of FRP structures, innovative methods for strengthening infrastructure using FRP materials, challenges in design and field applications of FRP strengthening systems, strengthening of concrete structures using near surface mounted FRP, reliability analysis of FRP systems, and the use of FRP to improve seismic performance or resilience of infrastructure in multi-hazard zones. Papers also addressing specific field applications with important challenges are welcome. We hope this Special Issue will bring recognition and realization to both the scientific and engineering communities and authorities on the role that FRP can play in developing sustainable and resilient infrastructures.
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Reda Taha
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- fiber reinforced polymers (FRP)
- infrastructure applications
- FRP strengthening
- corrosion-free structures
- lightweight reinforcement