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Research Paper | Civil Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016


Strengthening of RC Beam Using Wire Mesh? Epoxy Composite

Anju Mary Ealias, Binu P


Abstract: Repair and strengthening of RC beam is now becoming more and more important in the field of structural strengthening. In this thesis work, investigate the flexural behaviour of reinforced concrete beams strengthened with a new type of strengthening material, namely wire mesh-epoxy composite. An analytical study conduct using ANSYS 16.2 on plain concrete beam is externally bonded with wire meshepoxy composite using different layers of wire mesh and different size of wire mesh. The flexural performance of the beam specimens bonded with wire mesh layers will compare with the beam specimens bonded with fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) sheet. The mid-span deflection, crack pattern and load deflection behaviour of the tested beams will record and compare.


Keywords: Wire mesh, Epoxy, FRP, Flexural, RC Beam


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016,


Pages: 485 - 491


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Anju Mary Ealias, Binu P, "Strengthening of RC Beam Using Wire Mesh? Epoxy Composite", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2016542, Volume 5 Issue 8, August 2016, 485 - 491

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