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Software for the design of CFRP reinforcement

The strengthening of reinforced concrete structures with CFRP strips (Carbon fibre reinforced plastics), plates or CF sheets offers major advantages over conventional reinforcing measures with steel: Aside from minimal intervention in the fabric of the structure and minimal reduction in useful structural height, such reinforcing measures also offer the benefits of low intrinsic weight, fast application times and compelling cost efficiency. Hence they are destined to remain a feature of structural design.

The software packages available to date for the dimensioning of CFRP reinforcement are pure...

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