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Development and Seismic Studies of FRP Restrainers

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Highlights of a research projects on the development and seismic performance of fiber-reinforced polymer restrainers are presented on this site.  The study was funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA).  However, the material and opinions presented on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of NCHRP.  Special thanks are due the Advisory Board members for the project.  Thanks are also due Mr. Ed Fyfe and Scott.

Please feel free to use the material with acknowledgement that includes statements such as “…funded by NCHRP and directed by M. Saiidi at the University of Nevada, Reno.”  We welcome your comments about this site.

M. Saiid Saiidi