Lectures ETHZ

ETH Course 101-0167-01 G

Fibre Composite Materials in Structural Engineering

Lectures will be provided online per zoom. Experimental exercises will be onsite at Empa.

Hours of lectures, Wednesday 15h45-17h45 h
ETH Hönggerberg, HIL E7

22/09/2021 - Introduction and Overview, Material Properties

29/09/2021 - Mechanics of a Lamina: Micro Mechanics, Macro Mechanics,
                       Summary of Lamina Theory

06/10/2021 - Laminate Theory, Ply by Ply Failure Analysis

13/10/2021 - Lamina and Laminate Theory; First written midterm exam

20/10/2021 - Design of FRP Profiles and All FRP Structures, Case Studies

27/10/2021 - Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures: Overview

03/11/2021 - Flexural strengthening of Concrete Structures by Externally
                        Bonded FRP reinforcement:
                        Swiss Code 166 and other codes, Introduction to the laboratory experiments

10/11/2021 - Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures:
                       Shear Strengthening;  Column Confinement

17/11/2021 -  Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement for Metallic Structures
        
24/11/2021 - Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement for Timber Structures
                     - Structural Monitoring with Wireless Sensor Networks

01/12/2021- Application of Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement in the Empa Laboratory,
                    Second written midterm Exam

08/12/2021 - FRP Reinforced Concrete Design (Internal Reinforcement)

15/12/2021 - Laboratory experiments and Empa structural laboratory tour

22/12/2021 - Manufacturing Methods; Testing Methods