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Experimental Study on Strengthening of Deep Beams with Openings with FRP Composites


Pendli Renuka , prasad engineering college; Syed Viqar Malik, Prasad Engineering College


Deep Beams, GFRP sheets


Reinforced concrete profound beams are generally utilized as exchange braces as a part of seaward structures and establishments, dividers of fortifications and burden bearing dividers in structures. The nearness of web openings in such beams is every now and again required to give availability, for example, entryways and windows or to oblige vital administrations, for example, ventilating and aerating and cooling conduits. Broadening of such openings because of structural/mechanical necessities and/or an adjustment in the building's capacity would decrease the component's shear limit, along these lines rendering a serious wellbeing risk. Constrained studies have been accounted for in the writing on the conduct and quality of RC profound beams with openings. At the point when such development is unavoidable satisfactory measures ought to be taken to reinforce the shaft and balance the quality decrease. The present exploratory examination manages the investigation of profound beams containing openings and the approval of results with FEM model utilizing ANSYS. An aggregate of 5 profound beams with openings are threw without shear reinforcements and are tried under three-point stacking. Test example has a cross segment of 150x460 mm and an aggregate length of 1200 mm. Two roundabout openings, one in every shear range, are put symmetrically about the mid-purpose of the bar. The basic reaction of RC profound beams with openings was essentially reliant on the level of the interference of the normal burden way. Remotely reinforced GFRP shear fortifying around the openings was discovered exceptionally successful in redesigning the shear quality of RC profound beams. The quality addition brought about by the GFRP sheets was in the scope of 68–125%. Limited component demonstrating of RC profound beams containing openings reinforced with GFRP sheets is considered utilizing ANSYS and the outcomes are contrasted and trial discoveries.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I50489
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2016
Page(s): 885-889

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