Quality Control and Monitoring of Frp Applications to Masonry Structures

  • Renato S. Olivito
  • Francesca A. Zuccarello
Conference paper


During the last few decades, fibre-reinforced composite materials (FRP) have been utilised in many civil engineering applications. Their use in strengthening and restoring interventions on existing structures is greatly increasing due to their considerable strength/weight ratio and excellent corrosion resistance, as a consequence of the fact that conservation and restoration of the built heritage of past generations is becoming a key issue.


Fiber Reinforce Polymer Masonry Building Masonry Structure Excellent Corrosion Resistance Stone Masonry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato S. Olivito
    • 1
  • Francesca A. Zuccarello
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Structural EngineeringUniversity of CalabriaRende (CS)Italy

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