Exiting literature revealed that fabric reinforced cementitious matrix (FRCM) is a promising material for the strengthening of shear deficient reinforced concrete (RC) beams. However, most of the available experimental studies are devoted to the use of FRCM system for the strengthening of slender beams and limited literature is available on the strengthening of deep beams using FRCM system. Moreover, there is no available literature on the analytical modelling of FRCM-strengthened deep beams. In this paper, a simple strut and tie model (STM) has been used to predict the ultimate load carrying capacity of RC deep beams strengthened in shear using FRCM system. The model accounts for the internal transverse reinforcement ratio and axial rigidity of the FRCM system. The proposed model is validated against an experimental results of RC deep beams strengthened with different types of FRCM system available in the literature.
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