Articles

Effects of Strain Rate and Strain Hardening on a Cantilever Under Impact

Authors: Ankur A. Kulkarni, PhD   Abstract An investigation is carried out to assess the response of elastic–plastic and ductile circular section cantilevers subjected to blast wave loading. A mathematical equation is formulated for the effects of strain rate and...

No AccessUnlocking values through infrastructure interdependencies

Authors: Aksel Ersoy John Bryson Ellen Van Bueren   Abstract Urban infrastructure is a complex interdependent system of systems. It provides a framework that connects and integrates social, cultural, financial, natural, technological and human values. This paper...

Lightweight Foamed Concrete Mixture for Structural Use

Author(s): Rabab Allouzi, Aya Al Qatawna, and Toqa Al-Kasasbeh   Abstract Foamed concrete is currently studied to investigate its feasibility to be used structurally to produce a lightweight concrete mixture that is workable and has sufficient mechanical properties....

Mortar with Fly Ash and Rubber Waste and Crack Propagation Analysis

Author(s): A. Pczieczek, C. Effting, A. Schackow, I. Ribeiro Gomes, and D. V. Ferronato da Silva   Abstract This work aimed to analyze the physical and mechanical properties of mortar with the addition of fly ash and rubber concentrations used on building walls. The...