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<p>The aim of this Study is to identify the most common types of cracks and defects which occur in Izki road and suggest suitable option for maintenance. The objectives are to identify different types of cracks &amp; defects, to find out the different ...
Reference: International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science (IJAEMS), [Vol-3, Issue-7, July-2017]
<p>The formation of cracks in structural elements and other parts of a building such as walls is often unavoidable; that is why some standard of practice specify the maximum allowable width of cracks depending on the type and exposure conditions of a structure. ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 18 [2013], Bund. N
<p>In this paper, a numerical code, RFPA2D (rock failure process analysis), was used to simulate the initiation and propagation of fractures around a pre existing single cavity and multiple cavities in brittle rocks. Both static and dynamic loads were applied ...
Reference: Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 5 (2013) 262–276
<p>To quantify the support provided by the shotcrete, flexural strength tests were conducted with two common, commercially available fiber-reinforced shotcrete (FRS) mixes using the round determinant panel (RDP) test method, ASTM C 1550. A portable RDP test ...
Reference: Trans Soc Min Metal Explor TP-09-062, 2011 Jan
Researchers at National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are investigating how fiber-reinforced shotcrete mix designs can be extrapolated from proven designs employing wire mesh. This paper explains the results of round determinate panel ...
Reference: 2010 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit, February 28 - March 3, Phoenix, Arizona
Using an experimental setup which allows to follow optically the propagation of an interfacial crack front in a heterogeneous medium, it is shown that the fracture front dynamics is governed by local and irregular avalanches with large velocity fluctuations ...
Reference: PAGEOPH, 166(5-7): 777-799, 2009
In this paper is reported results of changes in elastic moduli measured during increasing amplitude cyclic stressing experiments on dry and water-saturated samples of Etna basalt.
Reference: Tectonophysics 471 (2009) 153–160
Over the past decades, an increasing number of integral bridges have been built. This is justified by the various advantages of integral bridges in comparison with standard bridges equipped with expansion joints and bearings. In particular, integral bridges ...
Reference: 7th fib PhD Symposium in Stuttgart, Germany
It is the purpose of this paper to show how RCC design and construction techniques were developed with time and how RCC is today applied in a general way at South African dams.
Reference: Brazilian RCC Symposium, 50th Brazilian Concrete Congress, Salvador, Brazil, 5-8 September 2008
<p>The crack in concrete dam body is considered as a typical damage to concrete gravity dams during large earthquakes, and lots of researches on a nonlinear dynamic analysis method considering the occurrence and progress of cracks have been carried out in ...
Reference: 13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vancouver, B.C., Canada August 1-6, 2004