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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 754142, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/754142
Research Article

Elastomeric Polymers for Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Structures against the Explosive Effects of Blast

1Department of Architecture, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The Univeristy of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
3Department of Civil and Industrial Construction, University of Civil Engineering, Ha Noi 100000, Vietnam

Received 4 June 2012; Revised 16 August 2012; Accepted 18 August 2012

Academic Editor: Luigi Nicolais

Copyright © 2012 S. N. Raman 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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