Pneumatic Sinusoidal Loading Systemby Clarence K. Chan,
John Paul Mulilis,
Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 3, Pg. 277-282
Document Type: Journal Paper
This technical note reviews some of the current systems in use for the application of cyclic loads to soil specimens and then describes a novel relatively low-cost system developed at the University of California at Berkeley. The system provides a sinusoidal load trace using normal shop compressed air and is an assembly of commercially available components.
Subject Headings: Pneumatic systems | Load factors | Cyclic loads | Colleges and universities | Benefit cost ratios | Compression
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