Volume 3, Issue 2 (January 1981)

    Inertial Effects in the Instrumented Impact Testing of Cementitious Composites

    CODEN: CCAOAD

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    Abstract

    The effects of specimen inertia on the instrumented impact testing of cementitious composites are discussed and a method for reducing such effects is proposed. A two degree of freedom model capable of predicting the amplitude and period of inertial loading oscillations on the tup-load versus time-trace is presented. Results of tests conducted on asbestos cement and fiber-reinforced concrete are presented and are compared with those predicted using the analytical model. It is concluded that the model developed is satisfactory in predicting inertial loading effects.


    Author Information:

    Shah, SP
    Research assistant and professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

    Suaris, W
    Research assistant and professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.


    Stock #: CCA10208J

    ISSN: 0149-6123

    DOI: 10.1520/CCA10208J

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    Title Inertial Effects in the Instrumented Impact Testing of Cementitious Composites
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    Committee C09