ACI SP-306 - Analytical and Finite Element Concrete Material Models - Comparison of Blast Response Analysis of One Way Slabs with Experimental Data
March 1, 2016 - ACI

INTRODUCTION Three-dimensional finite element method (FEM) calculations for concrete structures are now commonplace in many applications. Common applications range from academic studies of structural behaviors under transient loads to informing designs for new structures or retrofits. The objective...

ASTM MNL17 - Paint and Coating Testing Manual: Fifteenth Edition of the Gardner-Sward Handbook
January 1, 2012 - ASTM

Introduction PAST TO PRESENT The previous edition of this manual, the 14th, described in detail the changes that took place in the coating industry from the early 1970s to the early- to mid-1990s. Published in 1995, the 14th edition classified powder coating, radiation-cured coatings, and...

ASTM D7205/D7205M - Standard Test Method for Tensile Properties of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Bars
March 15, 2006 - ASTM

This test method determines the quasi-static longitudinal tensile strength and elongation properties of fiber reinforced polymer matrix (FRP) composite bars commonly used as tensile elements in reinforced, prestressed, or post-tensioned concrete. NOTE 1-Additional procedures for determining tensile...