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    • An attempt to the determination of the partial safety factor for SFRC members subjected to bending forces 

      Camós Andreu, Carles; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Molins i Borrell, Climent (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2012)
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      In the last few years, research on techniques that permit the reduction or even the complete elimination of structural bar reinforcements has been intensified. The addition of steel fibres to the concrete matrix is proven ...
    • Anchorage behavior and pre normative test for the reinforcement of concrete with CRFP laminates 

      Gil Espert, Lluís; Cruz Solís, Juan José (2009-10-31)
      Conference report
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      The reinforcement of concrete structures with laminates of carbon fibers CFRP (Carbon Fibers Reinforced Polymer) began in the 1970’s. Laminates of CFRP are precast composite materials made of carbon (fibers) and epoxy ...
    • Aplicaciones estructurales de hormigón con fibras 

      Joost, Walraven; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Serna, P; di Prisco, Marco; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Armengou, Jaume; Barragán, Bryan Erick; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Lambrechts, Ann; Laranjeira de Oliveira, Filipe; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Mora, Felipe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria de la Construcció (EC), 2007)
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      Dentro del planteamiento de la Cátedra de empresa titulada Innovación en Tecnología del Hormigón patrocinada por BASF-MOLINS-BEKAERT está la celebración de jornadas técnicas. El presente documento es una muestra de este ...
    • Application of FRC constitutive models to modelling of slabs 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Grünewald, Steffen; Blom, CBM; Walraven, Joost C (2015-09)
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      Fibre reinforcement technology has advanced significantly in recent years and, as a result, expanded into different applications. In particular, steel fibre-reinforced concrete has been successfully employed in flat slabs ...
    • Assessment of fibre content and 3D profile in cylindrical SFRC specimens 

      Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Juan Garcia, Pablo (2016-01)
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      The inductive method from Torrents et al. (Mater Struct 45(10):1577–1592, 2012, 1) is used to assess the fibre content and orientation in steel fibre reinforced concrete. Despite several advantages, the method presents ...
    • Assessment of fibre content and orientation in SFRC with the inductive method. Part 1: theoretical basis of the method and study of the influence of the type of coil and temperature on its accuracy 

      López Carreño, Rubén-Daniel; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Galobardes Reyes, Isaac; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio (2015)
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      The inductive method is a non-destructive test which is capable to estimate both the fibre orientation and the fibre content in steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) samples by the means of a coil and an impedance analyser. ...
    • Assessment of fibre content and orientation in SFRC with the inductive method. Part 2: Application for the quality control of sprayed concrete 

      Silva, Cesar L; Galobardes Reyes, Isaac; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Monte, Renata; Domingues de Figueiredo, Antonio; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2015)
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      Concrete is the most used construction material in the world despite its fragility and low capacity to bear tensile stresses. Steel fibres may be added to increase the ductility of the material leading to fibre reinforced ...
    • Assessment of the fibre orientation factor in SFRC slabs 

      Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Elsevier, 2015-01)
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      The design of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) structures is evolving towards a new approach that uses correction factors to consider differences between the small-scale characterization specimens and the real-scale ...
    • Bending performance of concrete beams strengthened with textile reinforced mortar TRM 

      Gil Espert, Lluís; Escrig Pérez, Christian; Bernat Masó, Ernest (2014)
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      This work presents a method of strengthening concrete structures based on textiles of high strength and mortars. The combination of textiles and mortars produces a new composite material with cementitious matrix. This ...
    • Computational modeling of high-performance steel fiber reinforced concrete using a micromorphic approach 

      Huespe, Alfredo Edmundo; Oliver Olivella, Xavier; Mora, Diego Fernando (2013-12)
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      A finite element methodology for simulating the failure of high performance fiber reinforced concrete composites (HPFRC), with arbitrarily oriented short fibers, is presented. The composite material model is based on a ...
    • Correlación entre el ensayo a flexotracción y el ensayo multidireccional para HRF 

      Galeote Moreno, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-02-25)
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    • Crack width design approach for fibre reinforced concrete tunnel segments for TBM thrust loads 

      Nogales Arroyo, Alejandro; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2020-04)
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      Concentrated loads induced during the excavation stage by Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) is still a matter of discussion into the tunnelling construction field, this having a strong impact from both the technical (e.g., ...
    • Cracking behavior of FRC slabs with traditional reinforcement 

      Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (2012-04-02)
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      The combination of fibers with traditional reinforcement may be a very interesting design solution to achieve more durable and economical structures. This paper deals with the analysis of the aforementioned solution ...
    • Criterios y alternativas para la evaluación de la tenacidad en hormigones con fibras de acero 

      Zerbino, Raúl; Gettu, Ravindra; Agulló Fité, Luís; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, 2003)
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      Los Hormigones Reforzados con Fibras (HRF) constituyen una de las innovaciones mas relevantes en el campo de los hormigones especiales. La presencia del refuerzo provoca una sustancial modificación de la respuesta mecánica ...
    • Design of FRC tunnel segments considering the ductility requirements of the MC-2010: application to the Barcelona Metro Line 9 

      Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Liao, Lin; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (American Concrete Institute (ACI), 2014)
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      There are many advantages when using FRC in the manufacturing of segmental linings of tunnels built by means of a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). The use of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) improves, on the one hand, ...
    • Design procedure and experimental study on fibre reinforced concrete segmental rings for vertical shafts 

      Liao, Lin; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio (Elsevier, 2016-02)
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      Structural fibres are used to replace partially or totally the passive reinforcement in precast concrete segments for tunnel linings constructed with TBM, showing several advantages. Fibre reinforced concrete (FRC) could ...
    • Disseny, construcció i manteniment de paviments industrials de formigó armats amb fibres d’acer 

      Villaverde González, José María; Moreno Moreno, Hugo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-04)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      En el present projecte s’ha pretès descriure amb detall els avantatges específics del formigó reforçat amb fibres d’acer en la seva utilització com a paviment industrial. Segons això, la primera part d’aquest document ...
    • Estudio de estructuras de hormigón reforzadas con FRP mediante la teoría de mezclas serie/paralelo 

      Molina Herrera, Maritzabel; Oller Martínez, Sergio Horacio; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro; Martínez, Xavier (2009-09)
      Article
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    • Flat suspended slabs reinforced only with macro-synthetic fibres 

      Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Blanco Álvarez, Ana; Pialarissi Cavalaro, Sergio Henrique; Aguado de Cea, Antonio; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (2016)
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      Despite the remarkable advances in the field of macro-synthetic fibre reinforced concrete, the successful use of plastic macro-fibres as the sole reinforcement in structural elements still requires thorough research. Several ...
    • Flexural reinforcement of concrete with textile reinforced mortar TRM 

      Gil Espert, Lluís; Escrig Pérez, Christian; Bernat Masó, Ernest (Campus de Terrassa de la UPC, 2013-06-13)
      Conference report
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      This work presents a method of strengthening concrete structures based on textiles of high strength and mortars. The combination of textiles and mortars produces a new composite material of cementitic matrix. This material ...