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Abstract

The paper presents the recent developments carried out on the Large Dynamic Test Facility (L.D.T.F.) both in its geometry and instrumentation. The streak film method has been added to the strain gauge and Moire fringe techniques to extend the strain measuring range beyond the onset of necking in steel samples. New results are presented comparing "static' and dynamic tests on plain and welded steel specimens. The L.D.T.F. has also been modified to allow tests on beams subjected to bending. The results of the first tests on heavy section reinforced concrete beams of 2 and 3 m length are presented.

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Authors: DELZANO C, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);GUTIERREZ E, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);JONES P M, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);VERZELETTI G JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: 13TH MPA-SEMINAR, STUTTGART (GERMANY), OCT. 8-9, 1987 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 33580 ORA
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Record Number: 1989126020301 / Last updated on: 1989-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en