International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Engineering Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019


Cracks Restriction Pertinent to Fiber Reinforced Composites Usage: A Review

Mahmoud Abo El-Wafa [5]


Abstract: This paper presents an elaborative discussion on the issue of cracks restriction pertinent using fiber-reinforced composites, FRCs. It is proposed as an outline of the kinds of commercially accessible FRCs and how they perform on cracks restriction. It discusses frequently practical terminology of mechanical behavior that procedure a fundamentals for recognizing materials performance. Historical assessment is projected to help building a experience for what is currently understood about FRCs rather than historical statement for cracks restriction. References from both early and contemporary authors are included as a means of tying the issue together along a time line. However, the construction path is one of the major desirable paths for FRCs globally. FRCs are utilized in a extensive range of applications in building ranging from recovery of existing structures to the full-scale usage for new projects because of the benefits they deliver over conventional construction materials. Such benefits include but not limited to lightness, high mechanical performance and possibility of manufacturing in any form, ease of setting up and lesser necessity for supporting structure, controlled anisotropy, high specific strength and specific stiffness. All these multifarious features of FRCs are knocking the doors for new paths of myriad requests in the construction industry. This paper accordingly attempts to review on the specific areas of the current utilization trend of FRCs on cracks restriction of the construction industry.


Keywords: fiber-reinforced composites, cracks restriction, polypropylene and steel fibers, serviceability


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 8, August 2019,


Pages: 1272 - 1275


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