Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

College of Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

   
 
   
         
 
 
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Slip Test of Steel Blocks with Sand-blasted Surface Finish

 

Principal Investigator: Prof. Jerry Hajjar

Research Assistant: Mark Denavit

Sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction

A series of tests were conducted to determine the coefficient of friction of steel-over-steel with a sand-blasted surface finish. A 50 kip clamping force was applied when slip force was induced and was measured using the 600 kip MTS uniaxial testing frame. Two strain gauge-based extensometers were used to measure the amount of slippage.

 
 
   
If you are interested in this project or if you have any questions, contact Mark Denavit at denavit2@illinois.edu .
   
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