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Title: Impact of a Steel Rod on a Reinforced Concrete Slab
Author(s): Larsgunnar Nilsson
and Sven Sahlin
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 165-188
Keywords: concrete slabs; failure mechanisms; finite element -- method; impact; impact tests; reinforced concrete; strain gages;
stresses; structural analysis; structural design.
Abstract:An experimental and finite element analysis of the impact of a stel rod on a reinforced concrete slabl has been conduted. The object was to study the correlation between experimental and theoretical results. It was found that detailed information of nonlinear wave propagationm concrete crushing and cracking, and yielding of reinforcment steel could be obtained from the finite elem,ent analysis. A good coorelation between experimental and theoretical results was achieved. The development of different failure mechanisms can clearly be followed in the theoretical results. Such information should be very valuable in connection with the formulation of simple design formulas.
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