Construction and Building Materials 160 (2018) 775–785 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Construction and Building Materials journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/conbuildmat Virtual Special Issue Banthia-Basheer Special Issue on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete Further evidence of interfacial adhesive bond strength enhancement through ﬁber reinforcement in repairs a, b a Cristina Zanotti , Giulia Rostagno , Brian Tingley Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, 6250 Applied Science Lane, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada Department of Civil, Architectural, Environmental, Land Planning Engineering and Mathematics (DICATAM), University of Brescia, via Branze 43, 25123 Brescia, Italy highl i ghts graphical a bstrac t Adding steel or PVA ﬁbers to a repair increases cohesive bond to the substrate. With 0.5% & 1% ﬁber volume fractions, cohesion strength is increased of up to 100%. Fibers’ enhancement of substrate- repair bond requires proper interface roughness. article i nfo abstract Article history: While intensive structural and non-structural repair is required worldwide to compensate the current Received 3 March 2017 infrastructure deﬁcit, repair effectiveness is jeopardized by poor durability, compatibility, and bond. Received in revised form 13 September Beneﬁts of ﬁber reinforcement in concrete repairs are remarkable as durability is enhanced and the effect of poor
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Published: Jan 30, 2018
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