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Structural Strengthening - Carbon Fibre Plate Bonding

Why do structures need strengthening?

Change of use giving an increased loading
Inadequate design
Poor quality construction
Structural damage
Fire damage
Seismic Loading
Reinforcement Corrosion (If cause treated)
Loss of prestress force

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Sunday Science: Rolls-Royce and their Fancy New Composite Blades.

Rocket Science Scale: 5

Happy Sunday everyone! Go BEARS!

So to start my Sunday Science post, Rolls-Royce makes jet engines not cars.

Second, GE has had composite fan blades for a while now. 606 more words


Martin Richardson

I graduated from Surrey University with Civil Engineering Degree which included a sandwich year working for Specialist Piling Contractor, Cementation. My first post graduate role was with Gifford and Partners working mainly within bridge design and assessment, although I did also design the hull of a Hovercraft at one stage! 131 more words

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Kings College Strengthening of Building

The first use of carbon fibre plates to strengthen a concrete building at Kings College

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