Bollettino n. 40

FRP reinforcement in RC structures



1. Introduction

2. Material characteristics

3. Durability: performance and design

4. Ultimate limit states for bending, compression and tension

5. Serviceability limit states

6. Shear and punching shear

7. Bond, anchorage and tension stiffening behavior

8. Design philosophy

Annex A: Splitting resistance of concrete

Annex B: Background to a new design philosophy