prediction of unconfined compressive strength of treated expansive clay using back-propagation artificial neural networks

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get price4.2.3. Effects of Compressive Strength of BP. In order to explore the influences of the compressive strength of the BP on initiation and propagation of the HF, the model with is selected as the representative model. In the model, the elastic modulus of the BP is fixed and the compressive strength of the BP is varied.

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get priceNov 06, 2019· For example, an object that decreases in length by 10% due to a compressive force will have a compressive strain value of 0.1. If the applied force or stress is small, then the object will exhibit a small amount of strain. Compressive stresses and strains are often measured using compressive strength …

get priceCompressive strength is a limit state of compressive stress that leads to failure in a material in the manner of ductile failure (infinite theoretical yield) or brittle failure (rupture as the result of crack propagation, or sliding along a weak plane).

get priceMar 25, 2014· Statistical analysis of tensile and compressive strength is summarised in Table 1. The mean tensile strength in males is found higher than females. The similar trend is observed in relation to compressive strength. At the tissue level, the corresponding mechanical properties are significantly reduced by aging with P < 0.001.

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get priceCompressive strength is an important aspect in the design of concrete structures. Excepting for laboratory casting and testing of concrete samples, no reliable method is available to evaluate the compressive strength of in-situ concrete precisely. The objective of the paper was to develop a different methodology for the determination of

get priceA 1995 research work plan from ia was to focus on determining relationships between compressive strength, tensile strength, flexural strength, and wave propagation. (22) The developed relationships were then to be verified by field testing on construction projects using the same concrete mixtures evaluated in the laboratory.

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get priceA technique for measuring cartilage compressive strength is evaluated, and an overview of experiments which relate strength to stiffness and tissue hydration is given. Specimens of bovine articular cartilage-on-bone, approximately 15 mm square, were loaded on a hydraulic materials testing machine using flat impermeable indentors.

get priceThese compressive strength results, however, probably differ more from the actual strength of the field concrete than from the compressive strength based on standard cylindrical specimens. Many attempts have been made to find a substitute for the beam test, and it is possible that the splitting tensile test of a cylindrical specimen may be the ...

get priceConcrete is a composite construction material made primarily of aggregate, cement, and water. Fresh concrete must have certain features. These are shown in durability, workability, compressive strength, flexural strength, shrinkage, impact resistance, wear, and so forth. In this study, compressive strength, erosion, and attrition behavior of concrete with silica fume additive produced by ...

get priceConcrete has relatively high compressive strength (it doesn't crack under weight), but significantly lower tensile strength (it cracks when being pulled). The compressive strength is typically controlled with the ratio of water to cement when forming the concrete, and tensile strength is increased by additives, typically steel, to create reinforced concrete.

get priceMeasurement Uncertainty in Testing of Uniaxial Compressive Strength and Deformability of Rock Samples Article (PDF Available) in Measurement Science Review …

get priceCompression strength as calculated from rebound values of the Schmidt impact hammer type N (3): fc,ZD,L =2,5.RL −25,2 r = 0.905 RN ∈ {26 ; 43} (3) Compression strength as calculated from ultrasonic pulse propagation values (4):

get price5 CRACK PROPAGATION (Crack initiation), propagation, (and termination). Crack Propagation: • Tensile stresses tend to propagate crack tip • Water or other observed liquids tend to open crack tip Tensile Stress Water or other liquids Crack propagation can occur because of stress around the crack (e.g., tension) [CLICK] or internal forces (e.g., water or other liquids within the crack ...

get priceThe experiment includes a compressive strength test and a fracture parameter test. Three-point bend test was selected based on RILEM recommendations to calculate fracture parameters. The result has shown that the aggregate gradations used in concrete mixtures should take into account the effect on compressive strength and total fracture energy.

get pricecompressive strength of unidirectional composites depends on many factors including the stiffness and strength of the matrix and ... This damage propagation process continues until the composite completely fails. In some cases, fiber kinking may be initiated at several different locations and

get priceIn order to confirm the relations among uniaxial compressive strength, propagation velocity of elastic waves and density, many soft rocks are tested. -Authors View

get priceThe ANN model, run in a Matlab platform, was used to predict the compressive strength of the recycled aggregate concrete. The results show that ANN has good potential to be used as a tool for predicting the compressive strength of recycled aggregate concrete prepared with varying types and sources of recycled aggregates.

get priceDespite the widespread use of self-compacting concrete (SCC) in construction in the last decades, there is not yet a robust quantitative method, available in the literature, which can reliably predict their strength based on the mix components. This is mainly due to the highly non-linear behaviour exhibited by the compressive strength in relation to the components of the concrete mixtures.

get priceAug 28, 2019· An algorithm used to relate the concrete maturity and ultrasonic wave propagation to the concrete compressive strength. This study leads to a method of acquiring data for forecasting in-situ early-age strength of concrete, used for secure construction of concrete structures, that is fast, cost effective, and comprehensive for SHM (structural ...

get priceConcrete compressive strength is a property of concrete itself as a material. Concrete materials (binder, aggregate, water, admixtures etc.), mixing, W/C ratio, curing etc. are affecting ...

get priceSyntactic foams are composite materials comprising hollow particles dispersed in a matrix material. Available studies on high strain rate compressive response of polymer matrix syntactic foams are critically analyzed to identify the strain rate effects with respect to the material composition.

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