Civil and structural engineering applications, recent trends, research and developments on pultruded fiber reinforced polymer closed sections: A review

Alfred Kofi Gand, Tak Ming Chan, James Toby Mottram

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The objectives of this study are to review and evaluate the developments and applications of pultruded fiber-reinforced polymer composites in civil and structural engineering and review advances in research and developments. Several case applications are reviewed. The paper presents a state-of-the-art review of fundamental research on the behavior of pultruded fiber reinforced polymer closed sections and highlights gaps in knowledge and areas of potential further research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)227-244
Number of pages18
JournalFrontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • applications of pultruded FRP tubes
  • behaviour of FRPs tubular sections
  • fibre reinforced polymer composites
  • FRP tubes in bridges
  • new-build with FRP tubes
  • pultruded FRP tubular profiles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Architecture

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