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reinforcement

[‚rē·ən′fȯrs·mənt]
(civil engineering)
Strengthening concrete, plaster, or mortar by embedding steel rods or wire mesh in it.
(materials)
A strong inert material bonded to a plastic to enhance its strength, stiffness, and resistance to impact.

reinforcement

1. In reinforced concrete, metal bars, rods, wires, or other slender members which are embedded in concrete in such a manner that the metal and the concrete act together in resisting forces.
2. Material added to provide additional strength.
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In accordance with ACI 318-05 (2008), the cross sectional area of secondary reinforcement shall not be less than 0.04 ([f'.sub.c]/[f.sub.y]).
Caption: An alternative to concrete-grade rope or tape-type synthetics, MasterFiber MAC 360 FF is engineered to replace welded-wire reinforcement and small diameter steel bar.
So far, thorough theoretical and experimental research studies have been carried out on simple supported beams with FRP reinforcement in order to evaluate behavior regarding failure modes, load-carrying capacity, deflection, and cracks [5-13].
This article examines flexural reinforced concrete structures condition assessment in existing buildings on the stage where the reinforcement stress is between the yield and the tensile strength (see Fig.
Resurgence occurs when a previously reinforced response re-emerges following a period of time during which (a) that response is not reinforced, (b) another response is reinforced, and (c) reinforcement for that second response is then discontinued.
Our main experiment examined the effect of adhesive through-reinforcement (two levels) and the effect of glass-fibre reinforcement of adhesive bond lines on different measures of fracture toughness of a model laminated birch wood composite (Figure 1).
To support the application of perforated GFRP plates as shear reinforcement in concrete flat plates, shear tests were conducted using the design variables of shear reinforcement type and spacing.
This incidental stimulus was non-contingent both on the occurrence of responding and the occurrence of reinforcement. Two kinds of "sensory superstition" were observed: positive, when the rate of responding increased in the presence of the stimulus accidentally paired or close to reinforcement, and negative when a decrease in rate occurred in its presence associated with non-reinforcement.
During the second week phasing out of the reinforcement was initiated with one candy for every 2 stars (fixed ratio) for the first three days and then 1 candy for every 3 stars on average but given randomly during the last three days.
Since the spiral reinforcement is extended like an accordion, it could positively and quickly be tied into place.
Generally the concrete comprises a protective environment of the reinforcement for the two reasons following.
Reinforcement producing plant operates in Kyzyk-Kiya town AKIPRESS.COM - The reinforcement producing plant operated in the Kyzyk-Kiya town of the Batken region, following the journalists press tour.

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