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W-Shape Beam Subject To Quasi-Static Loading

Mohd Fariq, Mohamad (2010) W-Shape Beam Subject To Quasi-Static Loading. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

This project is entitle ‘W-shape Beam Subject to Quasi-static Loading’. Nowadays, most people used main road and expressway for commuting transport. Roadside safety is important to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries resulting from run-off-road crashes. W-beam barrier may be the most widely used type of roadside safety hardware. Various methods used to test and improve the efficiency of this hardware. In this project, W-shape barrier material properties and behaviors were obtained by performing the tensile and Rockwell hardness tests. Then, W-shape barrier with 50 mm width was applied with various rate of compression, ranging from 5 mm/min to 30 mm/min to observe the deforming mode. The deforming mode was captured by digital and video cameras. The energy absorbed was calculated by measuring the area under the load-displacement curve obtained from Instron Universal Testing Machine. The W-shape beam absorbed approximately 250 J of energy in 69 mm of permanent deformation.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Combustion engineering
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Library > Projek Sarjana Muda > FKM
Depositing User: Nooraidillah Rasdi
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2012 04:49
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:36
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/3556

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