GRCA 2008 Congress Papers

GRCA 2008 CONGRESS, ISTANBUL

GRCA 2008 Congress

The 15th International Congress of the GRCA was held on 20th-23rd April 2008 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Copies of all the papers presented at the 2008 Congress are available to download by clicking on the Paper title in the list below.

 
Paper
No.:
  Paper Title:
  Presenter Name / Organisation:
 
 
Keynote Speech: GRC in the past and in future.
Prof. Peter JM Bartos.   Chairman, The International Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Association (GRCA)
 
1
Cementitious materials and photocatalysis.
Luigi Cassar.   CTG Italcementi Group, Italy
 
2
Basic research on GRC Recycling.
Y. Takeuchi, S. Nishibori, M. Sugiyama and M. Kobayashi.   Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd, Japan
 
3
The influence of component change of raw materials on GRC durability.
Yanling Cui, Qi Cui, Yuzhong Cui.   China Building Materials Academy, Beijing, China
 
4
Role of alkali-resistant glassfiber in suppression of restrained shrinkage cracking of concrete materials.
Chote Soranakom, Mehdi Bakhshi, Barzin Mobasher.   Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
 
5
Measurement of interfacial bond properties in GRC using a fibre push in test.
Wenzhong Zhu, Peter J M Bartos.   University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, UK
 
6
Influence of siliceous material on durability of GRC based on Portland cement.
Yanling Cui, Qi Cui, Yuzhong Cui.   China Building Materials Academy, Beijing, China
 
7
An evaluation of the use of finely ground E-glassfiber as a pozzolan in GFRC composites.
John Jones and Michael Driver.   Nippon Electric Glass America Inc., Dallas, TX
 
 
9
The use of FRP Reinforcement in GRC Elements.
I. D. Peter.   Fibre Technologies International Ltd, Bristol, UK
& Y. Che.   Power-Sprays Ltd, Bristol, UK
 
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11
Improvements in batching and mixing systems for GRC.
Ian G White.   Power-Sprays Ltd, Bristol, United Kingdom
 
12
Introduction to the new interactive GRCA Fixing Guide.
Glyn Jones.   BSCP Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers, Leeds, UK.
 
13
European Standardisation of Glassfibre-reinforced Cement (or Concrete).
Herve Beinish.   CERIB (F), Secretary of CEN/TC 229/WG3/TG2
& Peter Curiger.   Stahlton Bauteile AG (CH),Member of CEN/TC 229/WG3/TG2
 
14
Modelling of Aging Response in Glassfibre-reinforced Concrete Flexural Specimens.
Chote Soranakom, Masoud Yekani-Fard, Barzin Mobasher.   Arizona State University, USA
 
15
3D CAD utilities and their place in the design and detailing of GRC elements.
Matthew Hanley.   BSCP Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers, Leeds, UK
 
16
Innovation and development of decorative concrete.
Zhang Baogui, Beijing Baogui.   Stone-Art Science and Technology Co. Ltd, China
 
17
Structural permanent GRC formwork revisited.
S.W.Garrity.   Garrity Associates, Ilkley, UK
 
18
GRC furniture in precast prison units.
F. Barth.   Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis, Brazil.
& L.H. Vefago.   Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
 
19
Cylindrical formwork from filament wound GRC.
J.C. Romero, Maria-Jose Alvarez-Casariego.   OCV Reinforcements
 
20
Glassfibre-reinforced concrete sound protection walls.
Eng. René Cechmánek, Eng. Hynek Vilam.   Research Institute of Building Materials, Brno, Czech Republic
 
 
22
GRC production for the Venetian Hotel in Macau.
Zhou Yiheng.   Nanjing Beilida Group Company, China
 
23
GRC in the Czech Republic and Russia: development of the ORTODUM company.
Jitka Dubová.   Ortodum spol. s.r.o., Czech Republic
 
24
GRC at the crossroads.
S.W.Garrity.   Garrity Associates, Ilkley, UK
 
25
Grand canal project.
David Tyndall.   Kingspan Fabrik Ltd, UK
 
26
High productivity and near-net shape manufacture of textile reinforcements for concrete.
Jan Hausding, Thomas Engler, Roland Kleicke, Chokri Cherif.   Institute of Textile and Clothing Technology, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
 
27
Improvement of bond behaviour and durability of AR-glassfibre-reinforced concrete by polymer-fibre coatings.
Simone Hempel, Marko Butler, Mirella Kratz.   Institute for Building Materials, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
 
28
Shear force strengthening of large reinforced concrete components using textile-reinforced concrete (TRC ).
F. Schladitz, A. Brückner, R. Ortlepp, M. Curbach.   Institute of Concrete Structures, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
 
29
Applications for TRC.
J. Hegger, M. Horstmann, M. Zell.
 
30
Improvement of the load-bearing capacity and durability of textile-reinforced concrete due to the use of polymers.
T. Buttner , A. Keil, M. Raupach.   Institute of Building Materials Research, RWTH Aachen University
 
31
Dimensioning of TRC structures.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. J. Hegger, Dipl.-Ing. M. Zell, Dipl.-Ing. S. Voss.   Institute of Structural Concrete, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
 
GRC on Kawasaki Island
GRC on Dusseldorf Noise barrier