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dc.contributor.authorAbdolpour, Hassanpor
dc.contributor.authorGarzón-Roca, Juliopor
dc.contributor.authorEscusa, Gonçalo Gomespor
dc.contributor.authorSena-Cruz, Josépor
dc.contributor.authorBarros, Joaquim A. O.por
dc.contributor.authorValente, Isabel B.por
dc.description.abstractA series of experimental tests carried out on a composite prototype to be used as a floor module of an emergency house is presented in this paper. The prototype comprises a frame structure formed by GFRP pultruded profiles, and two sandwich panels constituted by GFRP skins and a polyurethane foam core that configures the floor slab. The present work is part of the project “ClickHouse – Development of a prefabricated emergency house prototype made of composites materials” and investigates the feasibility of the assemblage process of the prototype and performance to support load conditions typical of residential houses. Furthermore, sandwich panels are also independently tested, analysing their flexural response, failure mechanisms and creep behaviour. Obtained results confirm the good performance of the prototype to be used as floor module of an emergency housing, with a good mechanical behaviour and the capacity of being transported to the disaster areas in the form of various low weight segments, and rapidly installed. Additionally, finite element simulations were carried out to assess the stress distributions in the prototype components and to evaluate the global behaviour and load transfer mechanism of the connections.por
dc.description.sponsorshipQuadro de Referência Estratégica Nacional (QREN)por
dc.description.sponsorshipFEDER funds through the Operational Program for Competitiveness Factors – COMPETE and the Portuguese National Agency of Innovation (ADI) - project no. 38967por
dc.subjectEmergency housepor
dc.subjectComposite materialspor
dc.subjectGFRP pultruded profilespor
dc.subjectSandwich panelspor
dc.subjectGFRP skinspor
dc.subjectPU foam corepor
dc.titleDevelopment of a composite prototype with GFRP profiles and sandwich panels used as a floor module of an emergency housepor
oaire.citationTitleComposite Structurespor
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalComposite Structurespor
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