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Linear and non-linear finite element method models were developed for a reinforced concrete bridge that had been strengthened with fiber reinforced polymer composites. ANSYS and SAP2000 modeling software were used however most of the development effort used ANSYS.

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The structural behaviour of Precast Lightweight Foamed Concrete Panel (PLFP) under flexural load is investigated by using ABAQUS 6.13. The PLFP is made up of two Whyte s with a polystyrene insulator placed in between them using a double shear truss connector of diameter 6mm placed at an angle 45°. The panel is reinforced with both vertical and horizontal steel reinforcement of 9 mm diameter.

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