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Research Article

The Impact of the HMCFRP Ratio on the Strengthening of Steel Composite I-Beams

Table 3

Comparison of strengthened and reference beams during numerical analysis and experimental testing.

ExperimentFEM% Difference

Reference beamMax load (kN)83841.2
Max moment (kN-m)43.644.131.2
Strengthened beamMax load (kN)115.41214.85
Max moment (kN-m)60.5863.524.85