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Title: Measuring the triaxial load-deformation response of orthotropic materials subjected to large and small strain regimes

Source: Journal of testing and evaluation. Vol. 26, no. 5 (Sept. 1998).:p. 444-454 : ill.

Author(s)Saliklis, Edmond P.; Cramer, Steven M.; Hermanson, John C.

Publication Year: 1998  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: A new method for obtaining triaxial stress versus strain data is presented. The method tests cubic specimens and can provide constitutive data along three mutually perpendicular axes. Issues of removing the effects of boundary conditions in the proposed device are discussed. Two devices were constructed and used to obtain triaxial stress versus strain data on paperboard and on redwood samples. Representative data are shown.

Keywords: Sequoia sempervirens; Wood properties; Paperboard; Deformation; Stress strain curves; Compressive strength; Triaxial tests

File size: 287 kb(s)

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RITS Product ID: 13667
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Hermanson, John C.
Research General Engineer

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