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Advances in Civil Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 357346, 11 pages
Research Article

An Investigation into the Response of GFRP-Reinforced Glue-Laminated Tudor Arches

1Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, 15 Gillson Street Winnipeg, MB, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
2Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University, 1360 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3J 1Z1

Received 20 July 2011; Accepted 12 March 2012

Academic Editor: Muhammad Hadi

Copyright © 2012 S. Alshurafa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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