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Comparative Analysis Of The Tensile Strength Of Bamboo And Reinforcement Steel Bars As Structural Member In Building Construction

  • 1.  Comparative Analysis Of The Tensile Strength Of Bamboo And Reinforcement Steel Bars As Structural Member In Building Construction

    Posted 11-27-2020 01:30 PM
    Why Bamboo Is More Stronger Than Steel Reinforcement? - Engineering Discoveries
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    Why Bamboo Is More Stronger Than Steel Reinforcement? - Engineering Discoveries
    Bamboo has quite a high tensile strength. It is comparable with steel. Apart from this, bamboo has an impermeable protective layer on the outer side which protects it from rotting due to water, which is a major problem for almost all organic material.
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    Benjamin Okoh C.Eng, P.E., R.Eng, F.ASCE
    Managing Director, Fieldmarshal Integrated Engineering Concept Limited
    Abuja
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  • 2.  RE: Comparative Analysis Of The Tensile Strength Of Bamboo And Reinforcement Steel Bars As Structural Member In Building Construction

    Posted 12-03-2020 08:56 AM

    Dear Benjamin, indeed, it is a strong material widely used as principal structural elements in several regions of Colombia, South America. It is called "guadua" in my country. Most of the literature is in Spanish but you can find some information in the following links:

    Universidad de los Andes
    Structural material
    Housing against hurricanes

    Also, we implement it as one of our activities in academia (course "Solid mechanics" in Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla):



    Regards,



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    Andres Guzman Ing., M.ASCE
    Associate Professor
    UNIVERSIDAD DEL NORTE
    Barranquilla
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