Textile-Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements

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The textile reinforced concrete is a material with increased mechanical properties that can allow the production of lighter structural elements. The alkali-resistant textile reinforcement is not affected by corrosion. A structural facade panel and a light pole were modeled in order to study their behavior in the case of wind pressure. The developed numerical simulations were calibrated according to available data from the literature. These simulations revealed information potentially useful in the planning of further experimental tests.

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