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Ductility Estimation of Concrete Beams Longitudinally Reinforced with Hybrid FRP-Steel Bars

Version 1 : Received: 9 January 2022 / Approved: 11 January 2022 / Online: 11 January 2022 (14:04:26 CET)

How to cite: Thamrin, R.; Zaidir, Z.; Iwanda, D. Ductility Estimation of Concrete Beams Longitudinally Reinforced with Hybrid FRP-Steel Bars. Preprints 2022, 2022010147 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202201.0147.v1). Thamrin, R.; Zaidir, Z.; Iwanda, D. Ductility Estimation of Concrete Beams Longitudinally Reinforced with Hybrid FRP-Steel Bars. Preprints 2022, 2022010147 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202201.0147.v1).

Abstract

An experimental study was carried out to evaluate the ductility of reinforced concrete beams longitudinally reinforced with hybrid FRP-Steel bars. The specimens were fourteen reinforced concrete beams with and without hybrid reinforcement. The test variables were bars position, the ratio of longitudinal reinforcement, and the type of FRP bars. The beams were loaded up to failure using a four-point bending test. The performance of the tested beams was observed using the load-deflection curve obtained from the test. Numerical analysis using the fiber element model was used to examine the growth of neutral axis depth due to the effect of test variables. The neutral axis curves were then used to further estimate the neutral axis angle and neutral axis displacement index. The test results show that the position of the reinforcement greatly influences the flexural behavior of the beam with hybrid reinforcement. It was observed from the test that the flexural capacity of beams with hybrid reinforcement is 4% to 50% higher than that of the beams with conventional steel bars depending on bars position and the ratio of longitudinal reinforcement. The ductility decreases as the hybrid reinforcement ratio (Af/As) increases. This study also showed that a numerical model developed can predict the flexural behavior of beams with hybrid reinforcement with reasonable accuracy.

Keywords

hybrid FRP-steel reinforcement; ductility; hybrid reinforcement ratio; fiber element; neutral axis

Subject

ENGINEERING, Civil Engineering

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