Seminar by Dr. Georgia E. Thermou “An Overview of Steel reinforced Grout Jacketing Applications” – 17 January 2018

The Steel-Reinforced Grout (SRG) jacketing system is local intervention method which comprises composite fabrics that consist of high strength steel cords embedded in an inorganic matrix. The new composite system is simple and fast in its application and has been successfully applied for confinement of plain and reinforced concrete (RC), shear strengthening of beams and  strengthening of RC columns with old-type detailing.

In this presentation, the information related to the confinement effectiveness of the SRG jackets, the strength and deformation capacity increase observed in the experimental studies and the capability of the proposed method in preventing premature failure of RC structural members with substandard detailing will be presented.

Roma Tre University

Department of Engineering

Via Vito Volterra 62, Rome

Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 9:30 – Room N19


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