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development of an improved compression test method for wall panels prepared for Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development ... by C. W. C. Yancey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wall panels -- Testing.,
  • Compressibility.

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Edition Notes

StatementC. W. C. Yancey, L. E. Cattaneo.
SeriesNBS building science series ; 95, NBS building science series ;, 95.
ContributionsCattaneo, L. E., joint author., United States. Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA435 .U58 no. 95, TA660.W3 .U58 no. 95
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4372945M
LC Control Number78600165

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Get this from a library! The development of an improved compression test method for wall panels: prepared for Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development . [C W C Yancey; L E Cattaneo; United States. Division of Energy, Building Technology, and Standards.]. A compression test method applicable to traditional and innovative wall constructions is presented. The principal additions in the revised test method are as follows: (1) a provision for variable eccentricity, and (2) a procedure for selecting a load distribution assembly which will be compatible with the test panel. The proposed method will later be qualified against the standard test methods. DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED METHOD Test fixture design The proposed new method, referred to as the ICSTM (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) method in the following, uses a specimen configuration similar to the modified ASTM D specimen; that is a tabbed specimen which is Cited by: Compressive testing and analysis of plastered straw bales Stephen Vardy1, Colin MacDougall2 allowing the wall to act as a composite sandwich panel. 3 Figure 1: Simplified typical wall details. creates a lack of consistency in test methods, and a wide range of reported test results. Few of.

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The research presented in this thesis develops the Uku flax-fibre reinforced, rammed earth housing method. The research was conducted using a kaupapa Māori research methodology and integrated Māori culture, structural testing of Uku, and the Mauri Model decision making framework, to empower Māori from the rural community of Ahipara, New Zealand, to implement a m2 Uku dwelling on Cited by: 3. is not permitted. According to panels’ usage and load type, the following tests may need to be. conducted: wall panels transverse load test, wall panels axial load test, wall panels racking shear. tests, roof and floor panels uniform load test, and roof and floor concentrated load test.   Meanwhile, use of the Combined Loading Compression test method is increasing rapidly. The fixture is relatively small (10 lb) and inexpensive, easy to use and favorably combines loading modes. This often permits the use of simple untabbed, straight-sided specimens, and very reliable results are usually obtained. A compression test is a method for determining the behavior of materials under a compressive load. Compression tests are conducted by loading the test specimen between two plates, and then applying a force to the specimen by moving the crossheads together. During the test, the specimen is compressed, and deformation versus the applied load is.