Term of the Road Dictionary

ultimate strength check

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Materials Material Testing
  • Definition : Taking a small sample with a fixed cross-sectional area, and then pulling it with a tensometer, and gradually increasing force until the sample breaks. Note: for reinforced concrete structures the strength of the concrete is determined by the drilling cores and subjecting the concrete cylinders to a compression test.

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