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Dynamic response of latex modified concrete machine foundations

Sridharan, A and Nagaraj, TS and Chandrakaran, S (1990) Dynamic response of latex modified concrete machine foundations. In: Magazine of Concrete Research, 42 (150). pp. 37-43.

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New materials in concrete constructions have been widely used to improve various properties such as impact resistance, strength and durability. Polymer modified concrete is one of the new materials which has been developed for potential application in the construction industry. This Paper describes the use of polymer latex for foundation blocks subjected to dynamic loads. Experiments were conducted using ordinary concrete and latex modified concrete footings of three different thicknesses, for three static loads at four excitation levels. Experimental results have revealed that the amplitude of resonance is reduced considerably in the latex modified concrete footings.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Magazine of Concrete Research
Publisher: Thomas Telford
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Thomas Telford.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2011 09:36
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2011 09:36
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/35177

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