Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Flexural Behavior of Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer Tube Confined Coconut Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Table 3

Average test results of long cylindrical specimens under flexure.

SpecimensPeak load (kN)Increase due to the tube compared to PC (%)Increase due to coir compared to BFRP-PC (%)Maximum deflection (mm)Deflection increase due to the tube compared to PC (%)Deflection increase due to coir compared to BFRP-PC (%)

PC4.352.56
2L-BFRP-PC23.40538.6324.26949.51
4L-BFRP-PC47.031082.3928.271106.33
6L-BFRP-PC68.311572.1532.641277.30
CFRC3.99−8.282.9414.84
2L-BFRP-CFRC24.70739.425.5628.67875.1718.18
4L-BFRP-CFRC49.481481.545.2135.801117.6926.65
6L-BFRP-CFRC71.772148.905.0740.971293.5425.54