Retrofit Of Historic 3-Story Nonductile Concrete Structure Using Performance-Based Engineering And Innovative Technologies

This paper presents how performance-based engineering made possible the transformation of a deteriorated, historic 3-story automobile sales and service center into a thriving, 4-story, mixed-use development. The structural rehabilitation included 1) adding carbon fiber reinforced polymers to existing 2nd and 3rd floor concrete slabs to increase live load capacity, 2) […]