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Reinforce

To strengthen or make more effective by adding extra support.
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The theory of resistance of reinforced concrete structures, as before [1], is aimed at a precise definition of the four major problems:
To simulate the actual behavior of reinforced concrete structures precisely, cracks needs to be inserted in the finite element model (FEM).
The thermal conductivity of acrylic resin specimens reinforced with copper fibers was studied by using Lee's and Charlton's thermal conductivity apparatus (Lee's disc).
Based on type, the carbon fiber reinforced plastics market can be segmented into two categories: Thermosetting and thermoplastic.
With the return of war veterans to factories and presumably women to the home, early postwar cookbook authors reinforced the war's rhetoric about home cooking.
The primer coat contains a carefully chosen and blended combination of resins and unusually hard materials, permitting a far higher percentage of special reinforcing elements than other reinforced coatings contain.
Reinforced thermoplastics will exhibit more rapid growth based on their greater design flexibilities, higher performance characteristics and easier processing.
The suture line was reinforced with fibrin glue laced with gentamicin (figure 4).
The steel bars in reinforced concrete give the composite material greater strength against tension, because steel has fewer weak spots, Roy says.
component a1 foyer execution on three floors: - manufacture elevator underpass in wu-concrete, - construction of masonry elevator shaft walls over 3 storeys with integrated reinforced concrete ring anchors and connected suspended ceilings, - manufacture of lintel structures made of section steel; - concrete and masonry repair works, - manufacture of slot and breakthrough structures; - demolition of load-bearing existing structures.
Demand for reinforced thermoset plastics fell by double digits; however, reinforced thermoplastic plastics were able to post a slow growth in 2012.
According to Aptiform, plastic materials in which the matrix is reinforced by a fiber of the same material bridge the gap between isotropic polymers and fiber-reinforced composites, with stiffness and strength values typically five times those of conventional unreinforced plastics.