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Title: FE investigation of failure modes at the soffit of a steel plated RC beam
Author: Khan, Mohammad Arsalan
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2014
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Abstract:
In recent decades, a significant research has been carried out towards understanding the behaviour of plated beam. Initially designed to achieve a desired capacity, the plated beams prematurely fail in undesirable modes of failure, such as debonding and peeling. The uncertainty related with such modes of failure poses a real challenge towards quantifying them. This field is far from being clearly understood. Therefore, an attempt is made in this thesis to accurately predict the behaviour of adhesively plated beams.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Loughborough University
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.713655  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Retrofitting ; RC beam ; Adhesive ; Debonding ; Peeling ; Premature failure ; Cohesive zone modelling ; Numerical modelling
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