Selected Aspects of Stand Tests for Prototype Floating Bridge Joints
Wieslaw Krason, Pawel Bogusz, Arkadiusz Poplawski, Michal Stankiewiczdownload PDF
Abstract. The subject of the research is rod joints mounted in a prototype version of a floating module in the form of a metal cassette with adjustable buoyancy. Such joints consist of a movable mandrel and sleeves with a closed cross-section. Experimental stand for a three-point bending test is built on the base of the testing machine. The force-displacement curves are determined for various load cases and the joint working positions. Deformations and displacements of the connector components are also recorded using high-speed cameras. The influence of a blind screw blocking the movement of the mandrel in the connector sleeve on operation in various construction configurations is determined based on the results.
Floating Cassette, Rod Joint, Strength Tests, Three-Point Bending Test, Force-Displacement Curve, Joint Deformation, DIC Method
Published online 5/25/2019, 6 pages
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Citation: Wieslaw Krason, Pawel Bogusz, Arkadiusz Poplawski, Michal Stankiewicz, Selected Aspects of Stand Tests for Prototype Floating Bridge Joints, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 12, pp 90-95, 2019
The article was published as article 13 of the book Experimental Mechanics of Solids
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