1911A.3 Concrete Strengthening by Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP)
Design and construction of externally bonded FRP systems for strengthening concrete structures shall be in accordance with ACI 440.2R.
- Near-Surface Mounted (NSM) FRP bars shall not be permitted.
- Strengthening of shear walls and diaphragms (including chords and collectors) shall be considered as an alternative system.
Design capacities, reliability, serviceability of FRP materials shall be permitted to be established in accordance with ICC-ES AC 125. Minimum inspection requirements of FRP composite systems shall be in accordance with ICC-ES AC 178.