Durability Gap Analysis for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites in Civil Infrastructure

  title={Durability Gap Analysis for Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites in Civil Infrastructure},
  author={Vistasp M. Karbhari and Joannie W. Chin and Donald L. Hunston and B Benmokrane and Thomas David Juska and R. Morgan and John Jack Lesko and U. A. K. Sorathia and D R. Reynaud},
  journal={Journal of Composites for Construction},
The lack of a comprehensive, validated, and easily accessible data base for the durability of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites as related to civil infrastructure applications has been identified as a critical barrier to widespread acceptance of these materials by structural designers and civil engineers. This concern is emphasized since the structures of interest are primarily load bearing and are expected to remain in service over extended periods of time without significant… 

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