Dealing with a wide range of non-metallic materials, this book opens up possibilities of lighter, more durable structures. With contributions from leading international researchers and design engineers, it provides a complete overview of current knowledge on the subject.
"The reviewers find this book as a useful reference volume for the researchers working in this field. The book may provide new impetus to professionals looking forward to innovative materials and techniques…E & FN Spon have to be congratulated for bringing out this volume of 21st century material with excellent binding and printing and with clear illustrations." - Journal of Structural Engineering
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Symposium organization. References. Preface. Material development and properties. Bond behaviour of FRP elements. Structural behaviour of reinforced concrete members. Structural behaviour of prestressed concrete members. Rehabilitation and strengthening. Design methods and applications. Author index. Subject index.