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Re: Conc. Col. Retrofit using Carbon Fiber/Tevlar Wrap & Caltrans

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---David Taquino <taco1(--nospam--at)home.com> wrote:
>
> In addition to Frieder Seible, you might want to contact Vistaph
> Kharbari, who is also at UCSD where a lot of the research for CALTRANS
> was done on the column retrofits.  Dr. Kharbari is the resident
> composites expert for the dept.  Both of the professors mentioned
are in
> the structural engineering department at UCSD.
> 
> David Taquino
> Libby Engineers, Inc.
> (UCSD alumni)
> 
Good reference!

Kharbari has also done much research on the durability of composite
systems and the required strength reduction factors that should be
applied.

As the use of composites proliferates, it is vital that basic
engineering care and judgment be used.

Jim Korff
Composites Consultant
==
James Korff, PE, PMP, SEAONC 
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