Eight medium scale reinforced masonry walls were built as a part of this study. These reinforced walls were strengthened using carbon fiber reinforced polymer [FRP] (bars and tapes) and glass FRP (bars) using a near surface mounted technique (NSM) with cementitious material; constant mild steel reinforcement ratio (ρ) was used. These strengthened walls were supported as a simply supported wall under an out-of-plane cyclic load applied along two line loads. This study presented the effect of different parameters, these parameters related to FRP (type and amount), bond pattern (stack and running), and existing of FRP in compression face of the walls. This paper reveals the relation between these factors and the out-of-plane capacity of the reinforced wall strengthened with FRP. Different modes of failure occurred in the strengthened reinforced walls, including a punching shear failure through the concrete block, crushing of concrete block and debonding of FRP reinforcement from the masonry substrate.
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