TITLE

Fastening of a High-Strength Composite rod with a Splitted and Wedged end in a Potted Anchor 1. Experimental Investigation

AUTHOR(S)
Arnautov, A.; Terrasi, G.; Kulakov, V.; Portnov, G.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Mechanics of Composite Materials;Jan2014, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effectiveness of fastening of high-strength unidirectional CFRP/epoxy rods in potted anchors was investigated experimentally. The rods had splitted ends, in which duralumin wedges were glued. The experiments, performed for three types of contact between the composite rods and the potted material, showed that the most effective were full adhesion and adhesion-friction contacts, when the maximum load-carrying capacity of CFRP rods under tension could be reached. The full friction contact was ineffective because of the shear failure of CFRP rods inside the anchorage zone.
ACCESSION #
93872669

 

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