We suggest a method for finite-element modelling of beams strengthened with
fiber reinforced plastics (carbon fiber-reinforced plastics), which allows analyzing the
mechanism of cracks formation and forecasting the failure mode when planning physical
experiments. We have represented the comparison of schemes of crack formation obtained as
a result of numerical modelling.
Keywords: double-span concrete beams; carbon fiber-reinforced plastics; mechanism of cracks formation.
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