NDT.net - September 2002, Vol. 7 No.09

Application of AE to Fracture Toughness and Crack Analysis by BEM in Concrete

Farid UDDIN A.K.M.
Ph.D.Student, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
Masayasu OHTSU
Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
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e-mail: 015d9601@gsst.stud.kumamoto- u.ac.jp
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: ohtsu@gpo.kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Abstract

1. INTRODUCTION

Fig 2: The definition of AE parameters. Fig 3: A typical AE system setup.

2. AE-SiGMA Analysis

3. EXPERIMENT

4. CRACK ANALYSIS BY BEM

5. CRACK ANALYSIS BY AE

6. KIC DETERMINATION BY AE

Fig 15: AE Hits - Normalized load, Type: CC (7cm Notch) Fig 16: Load-CMOD curve, CC (7cm Notch)

7. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

8. CONCLUSION

REFERENCES

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