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Abstract

Two large Hopkinson's bar systems are described for precise impact testing of real size sheet metal boxes for automotive safety and large plain concrete specimens. Many of the problems associated with the impact testing of structural components in steel and concrete can be solved by using such systems as transducers for exact measurements of the loading, response and displacements of the ends of the components.

Additional information

Authors: ALBERTINI C, JRC Ispra (IT);MONTAGNANI M, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: International Symposium on Impact Engineering (ISIE), Sendai (JP), November 2-4, 1992
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 37127 ORA
Record Number: 199211112 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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