Many attempts have been focused on the textile reinforced mortar structures. The advantages of textiles are mainly a very good load bearing capacity, excellent ductility, thin size and light weight of components, resistance to corrosion, and no magnetic disturbances. Such structures are expected to have wide application foregrounds. The transfer of forces from reinforcement to mortar is accomplished through a bond. Therefore, understanding and further improving bond properties of textiles in mortar are important. In the paper, bond characteristics of various textiles in mortar obtained from pull-out tests and numerical simulations are shown and compared. The textiles used include carbon, alkali resistant glass and aramid. They were plain and impregnated with epoxy resin. Prestressed and nonprestressed specimens were tested. The experimental results show that epoxy resin impregnating and prestressing can strongly enhance the bond strength. Numerical simulations show good agreement with the experimental results and significantly contribute to a better understanding of the bond characteristics of textiles in mortar.
|Seiten (von - bis)||356-364|
|Fachzeitschrift||Journal of materials in civil engineering|
|Publikationsstatus||Veröffentlicht - 1 Jul 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Tief- und Ingenieurbau
- Werkstoffwissenschaften (insg.)