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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 349310, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/349310
Research Article

Behavior of Full-Scale Porous GFRP Barrier under Blast Loads

1Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80125 Naples, Italy
2Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124, USA

Received 13 May 2015; Accepted 11 August 2015

Academic Editor: Osman Gencel

Copyright © 2015 D. Asprone 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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