Method of bond and shear connection between the concrete and the core and the FRP shell is improved by sevearl methods. Any or a combination of these methods can be used: 1. use of internatl frid made of resin 2. use of FRP spirals wrapped on special mandrel prior to filamnet winding of the tube. 3. use of FRP orthotropic grids as the primary system upond which the filament winding is performed.
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College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS)
Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
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Nonprovisional Application Record
Mirmiran, Amir and Shahawy, Mohsen, "Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)- Concrete Composite Structural Members" (1997). UCF Patents. 189.