Design manual

See the documents that regulate the use of composite reinforcement in different countries. the USA, Japan, Canada and European countries have a lot of experience in this field.

The documents developed by the Canadian Standards Association are a non-profit membership association serving business, government, industry and consumers in Canada and around the world.

S806-02 Design and Construction of Building Components with Fibre-Reinforced Polymers

Canadian Highway,Bridge Design Code design provisions for fibre-reinforced structures

The American Institute of Concrete is a non-profit technical and research society, founded in 1904. It is one of the leading organizations in the world in concrete technologies. Its purpose is to develop the best solutions for concrete works of any kind and to distribute these solutions.

440.1R-06 – Guide for the Design and Construction of Structural Concrete Reinforced with FRP Bars

440.2R-08 – Guide for the Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Concrete Structures

440.3R-04 – Guide Test Methods for Fiber-Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) for Reinforcing or Strengthening Concrete Structures

The Japanese Society of Civil Engineers was founded in 1914 to increase the scientific culture of civil engineering. Today, the association includes about 39,000 specialists of various specializations, working all over the world.

Recommendation For Design And Construction Of Concrete Structures Using Continuous Fiber Reinforcing Materials, Research Committee on Continuous Fiber Reinforcing Materials, Tokyo, 1997

Seismic Retrofiting Design and Constraction Guidelines for Existing Reinforced Concrete (RC) Buildings with FRP Materials, 1999

The International Federation for Concrete Reinforcement is a group of experts in the field of application of composite reinforcement in the reinforcement of concrete structures. The group includes about 60 members – representatives of European universities, industrial companies and research institutes.

FIP Task Group 9.3 – FRP reinforcement in RC structures, 2007 Fib CEB-FIP

CNR-DT 203/2006 – Guide for the Design and Construction of Concrete Structures Reinforced with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bars, 2006