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Chapter


Title

Economic and reliability assessment of TWCFS structures strengthened with CFRP composites

Authors

[ 1 ] Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej i Transportu, Politechnika Poznańska | [ 2 ] Instytut Budownictwa, Wydział Inżynierii Lądowej i Transportu, Politechnika Poznańska | [ SzD ] doctoral school student | [ P ] employee

Scientific discipline (Law 2.0)

[2.6] Civil engineering and transport

Year of publication

2021

Chapter type

abstract

Publication language

english

Keywords
EN
  • steel market
  • COVID-19
  • carbon dioxide emissions
  • thin-walled structures
  • CFRP composites
Abstract

PL This paper presents the analysis of steel market and its future prospects, as well as discusses the possible usage of thin-walled cold-formed steel (TWCFS) elements strengthened with CFRP composites. Economic analysis was carried out based on literature, professional media and market trends review. A reliability analysis was carried out for TWCFS elements strengthened with CFRP on the basis of laboratory and numerical tests and selected examples from the existing literature. On the basis of the above analyses, two main conclusions were drawn. Firstly, amidst increasing global demand for steel, the vulnerability of the global steel market to distortions and the rising costs of steel production, it will be beneficial for companies to reduce their demand for steel. Secondly, one possible way of reducing steel consumption in construction industry may be the usage of TWCFS elements strengthened with CFRP composites on the wider scale.

Pages (from - to)

53 - 56

Book

XXVII LSCE 2021 : Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering. Contemporary Problems : Book of Abstracts

Presented on

XXVII LSCE 2021 Lightweight Structures in Civil Engineering, 2-3.12.2021, Łódź, Polska

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