Research on Damage Status of the Reinforced Concrete Ground Floor Columns


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In this paper, dynamic measurement method is applied to test the damage of the bottom reinforced concrete column. The comparison between the calculated first order frequency of the bottom reinforced concrete column and the measured first order frequency shows that the result is consistent. This indicates that this approach is feasible. However, in recent years, dynamic measurement method is widely used in non-destructive testing of bridges and floors. The principle of the dynamic measurement method for the detection of reinforced concrete column utilizes the measured natural frequency, vibration model and damping ratio of reinforced concrete column and such inherent dynamic characteristics of indicators to reflect the damage of reinforced concrete column. And there is no secondary injury for the column. The simplified method of structure dynamics is applied to calculate the frequency of the bottom reinforced concrete column. And the simple calculation method is verified by experiment and practice.



Edited by:

Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin




L. J. Gao et al., "Research on Damage Status of the Reinforced Concrete Ground Floor Columns", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 1436-1440, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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