Experimental Study on Sections Made Using Glass Fibers

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2015 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 2 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Srinath T. Rafik, Mohamed, PrinceCheladurai
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Srinath T. Rafik, Mohamed, PrinceCheladurai, "Experimental Study on Sections Made Using Glass Fibers," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 2,  no. 3, pp. 18-21, 2015. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488352/IJCE-V2I3P106


Composite materials are materials with two or more constituents combined to form a material with different properties than those of the individual constituents. Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) is a composite material that consists of two constituents: a series of fibers surrounded by a solid matrix. As with many other composite materials such as reinforced concrete, the two materials act together, each overcoming the deficits of the other. Whereas the plastic resins are strong in compressive loading and relatively weak in tensile strength, the fibers are very strong in tension but tend not to resist compression. The study was carried out for the type of short column with the proportionate of fibre glass material and Epoxy Resin. The strength of the column depended on the material usage. Different size of the columns are identified and the test was performed as theoretical and numerical analysis. The standard strength was selected for doing the experimental analysis. EFC-100-75-3-500 of the fiber glass epoxy material attained more strength as 32 kN. Key words: Fiber reinforced plastic (FRP), EFC, Epoxy resin, Polyester, Analysis of column.


Glass Fibers,Materials and Methodology


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