FOAMED CEMENT COMPOSITES: DETECTION OF THE MODULUS OF ELASTICITY USING DIC ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON WITH OTHER METHODS

Jakub Ďureje, Zdeněk Prošek

Abstract


A modulus of elasticity was determined for eight differently foamed cement paste samples. Samples were loaded in the laboratory by a hydraulic press. The force acting on the sample was read directly from the laboratory press. Digital Image Correlation (DIC) analysis were used to draw deformations. Before loading pressure test was applied a random contrast pattern to the samples. Samples were captured by the camera in a one-second interval during the loading pressure test. The images were edited in the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and then evaluated using Ncorr software. The result is a vertical and horizontal shift field. On the basis of the results obtained, it was possible to calculate the modulus of elasticity of each sample.

Keywords


DIC analysis, foamed cement paste, field of displacement, static modulus of elasticity,

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ISSN 2336-5382 (Online)
Published by the Czech Technical University in Prague