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# Mechanics of Composite Materials (v.44, #3)

Stability analysis of CFRP-wrapped concrete columns strengthened with external longitudinal CFRP sheets by V. Tamuzs; V. Valdmanis; R. Tepfers; K. Gylltoft (

*pp. 199-208*).

**Keywords:** concrete; CFRP wrapping; longitudinal FRP reinforcement; slenderness; stability

Finite-element modeling of the interaction of reinforcement with concrete matrix by Yu. M. Pleskachevskii; A. O. Shimanovskii; G. M. Kuzemkina (

*pp. 209-214*).

**Keywords:** concrete matrix; reinforcement; bond; finite-element modeling; stress-strain state

Composite materials for building heated coverings of roads and runways of airdromes by V. Piskunov; O. Volod’ko; A. Porhunov (

*pp. 215-220*).

**Keywords:** concrete; electric conductivity; chemical fibers; abrasion resistance; heated covering; road; runway

Braided reinforced composite rods for the internal reinforcement of concrete by C. Gonilho Pereira; R. Fangueiro; S. Jalali; M. Araujo; P. Marques (

*pp. 221-230*).

**Keywords:** concrete; fibre-reinforced composite material; core-reinforced braided fabric; braided reinforced composite rod

An experimentally based analytical model for the shear capacity of FRP-strengthened reinforced concrete beams by C. Pellegrino; C. Modena (

*pp. 231-244*).

**Keywords:** concrete beams; steel reinforcement; external strengthening; side bonding; U jacketing

A model for predicting the shear bearing capacity of FRP-strengthened beams by G. Sas; A. Carolin; B. Täljsten (

*pp. 245-256*).

**Keywords:** FRP; shear; concrete; beams; strengthening; strain; anchorage; debonding; fracture mechanics

Anchorage strength models for end-debonding predictions in RC beams strengthened with FRP composites by V. Nardini; M. Guadagnini; M. R. Valluzzi (

*pp. 257-268*).

**Keywords:** debonding; FRP; RC beam; composites; strengthening; strength model; anchorage

An analytical study on the bond behaviour between an externally bonded FRP and concrete in the case of continuous beams by L. Vasseur; S. Matthys; L. Taerwe (

*pp. 269-278*).

**Keywords:** continuous concrete beam; flexural strengthening; FRP (Fibre-Reinforced Polymer); EBR (Externally Bonded Reinforcement); nonlinear behaviour; moment redistribution; debonding

Strengthening of RC beams with an innovative timber-FRP composite system by N. Mazzon; M. Guadagnini; M. R. Valluzzi (

*pp. 279-288*).

**Keywords:** beam; FRP; timber; strengthening; serviceability limit state; deflection; crack width; flexural behaviour

Square and rectangular concrete columns confined by CFRP: Experimental and numerical investigation by G. Monti; N. Nistico (

*pp. 289-308*).

**Keywords:** FRP; confinement; rectangular section; experimental investigation; modeling; failure criterion

Design equations for the assessment and FRP-strengthening of reinforced rectangular concrete columns under combined biaxial bending and axial loads by S. Alessandri; G. Monti (

*pp. 309-322*).

**Keywords:** RC columns; assessment; FRP-strengthening; interaction domain; biaxial bending; closed-form equations; seismic up grade