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dc.contributor.author De Beer, Morris
dc.contributor.author Maina, JW
dc.date.accessioned 2008-08-21T07:37:33Z
dc.date.available 2008-08-21T07:37:33Z
dc.date.issued 2008-07
dc.identifier.citation De Beer, M. and Maina, J.W. 2008. Some fundamental definitions of the elastic parameters for homogeneous isotropic linear elastic materials in pavement design and analysis. Partnership for research and progress in Transportation. 27th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC), Pretoria, South Africa, July 7-11, 2008, pp 14 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-920017-34-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2401
dc.description Paper presented at the 27th Annual Southern African Transport Conference 7 - 11 July 2008 "Partnership for research and progress in transportation", CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa en
dc.description.abstract This paper is a brief introduction to some of the well known fundamental engineering properties of homogeneous isotropic linear elastic materials. It specifically shows the relationships between different elastic moduli. It covers some of the extensive (but not so well known) relationships between the various moduli of these materials and also illustrates the importance of parameters such as Poisson’s Ratio. The aim of the paper is to summarise the fundamental elastic properties of the above types of materials, as well as their interrelationships and to use these as background to engineering in road modelling and simulation. An additional aim is to show that moduli measured under different conditions should probably be treated differently, such as creep speed measurements of elastic surface deflection basins carried out with the Benkelman Beam (BB) (or Road Surface Deflectometer (RSD)) associated with Heavy Vehicle Simulator (HVS) testing, and those measured under relatively short time impulse loading (i.e. seismic) by means of the Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Southern African Transport Conference (SATC) en
dc.subject Elastic parameters en
dc.subject Homogenous isotropic linear materials en
dc.subject Road modelling en
dc.subject Benkelman Beam en
dc.subject Road Surface Deflectometer en
dc.subject Heavy Vehicle Simulator en
dc.subject Faling Weight Deflectometer en
dc.subject SATC en
dc.title Some fundamental definitions of the elastic parameters for homogenous isotropic linear materials in road design and analysis en
dc.type Presentation en


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