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Volume 94, 2015DYMAT 2015 - 11th International Conference on the Mechanical and Physical Behaviour of Materials under Dynamic Loading
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|Published online||07 September 2015|
High strain rate response of UHP(FR)C in compression
1 Research Institute of Mechanics, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2 Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Torino, Italy
3 DynaMat Laboratory, University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, 6952 Canobbio, Switzerland
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published online: 7 September 2015
The objective of this study was to investigate the compression behaviour of the UHPFRC and its matrix (UHPC) under high strain rate. Two experimental set-ups were used for compression testing: a traditional Split Hopkinson Pressure Bars and a compression version of the Modified Hopkinson Bar. The tests were conducted, in the range of 100–500 s−1 on cylindrical specimens with both diameter and height of 20 mm. Results show significant increases in peak strength and dissipated energy.
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