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Strengthening of Concrete Structures Using Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) by Christopher D Eamon, Hwai-Chung Wu

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Fig. 4.12 summarizes reduction factors for carbon, aramid, and glass fiber to guard against creep rupture and fatigue. In general, ACI, AASHTO, and ISIS factors are similar, while ACI and AASHTO generally provide the most conservative factors.

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Figure 4.12 Summary of FRP fatigue/creep rupture coefficients.

4.2.8 End peeling

4.2.8.1 ACI

An end peeling failure frequently occurs due to a high stress at the FRP termination point causing a splitting away of the concrete cover at plane of the steel reinforcement. In ACI, to prevent this failure, ...

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