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Purpose and Justification for New Design Standards Regarding the Use of Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites in Civil Engineering

Principal Author: Gutierrez Tenreiro E
Co-authors :Dimova S, Pinto Vieira A
Reference :EUR 22864 EN. Luxembourg (Luxembourg): OPOCE; 2007.

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The scope of this document concerns the purpose and justification for a new Eurocode for fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials, outlining the specific aims and reasons for standardization in this area, and the main interested parties (industry, consumers, trade, standardisation authorities and distributors) who will benefit from it.