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... to choose the best product to serve an individual need or application. belt conveyor design rubber Chapter 7 | Conveyor Belts Doug Gilg,1 Jeff Steigelman,1 and Robin Steven1 Introduction HISTORY Transporting bulk materials by conveyor belts dates to approximately 1795. Most of these early...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7727-7
... design. A key design criterion of the engineered design method is that the designer know the veneer tie stiffness and strength. However, there is no standard method for testing veneer ties that captures these properties. This paper proposes a conceptual standard for veneer tie testing. In this proposed...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7150-3
... relationships, retained austenite and residual stress determination using x-ray diffraction, and radiation testing. The information in this section will enable the reader to identify the most important parameters for global sourcing and testing of steels for rolling bearings. design microstructure...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2021
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7702-4
... life-safety risks associated with traditionally set stone paver flexural failure, a proposed more liberal approach to structural analysis and design is presented in this paper that illustrates the benefits of explicitly evaluating the probability of failure of a particular paver installation rather...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7680-5
... As third-party consultants, we retain a unique perspective through participation in the design, construction, assessment, and forensic analysis of building envelopes. Our familiarity with the building envelope has shown us that the performance and life span of a building is remarkably dependent...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7677-5
... probability curves in alternating-mean stress space are determined to provide limit criteria for evaluating similar geometries during design optimization and validation. fatigue fracture plasticity design medical device testing finite element analysis digital image correlation cobalt chrome...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7645-4
... ) based on a similar set of design processes but with differing loading and design assumptions. Consolidation of the two standards was desired by industry and the USBR. Through improved analysis methods and further evolved rational design procedures that take into account improved material properties...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7645-4
... Since about 1974, ASTM has published standard specifications for precast reinforced concrete box culvert sections. These standard specifications included tabulated reinforcing designs for a variety of sizes and earth cover depths, as well as manufacturing requirements and procedures for quality...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7645-4
... Recently produced South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) reinforced concrete pipe (RCP) design standards capped the use of the indirect design method to RCP with diameter less than 36 in. in diameter and limited the use of the direct design method to RCP greater than or equal to 36...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7540-2
... Recently, a new runway designated “D-runway” was constructed at Tokyo Haneda Airport. In this project, a large amount of cement treated lightweight soils made from very soft and mildly contaminated dredged clay was used. In this paper, a seawall structure using a cement treated lightweight soil...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7528-0
... to be the most significant unknown in a rotational system in the space environment. To address this shortcoming, this paper explores a new vacuum test rig designed to measure bearing conductance under simulated operational conditions. Experimental variables include control of the bearing rotational speed...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4471-2
... Many of our current recommendations for moisture and condensation control are not based on quantitative analysis under a consistent set of design assumptions, even though a growing number of computer tools are beginning to make such analysis practical. To address this issue, the American Society...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7511-2
... questions related to access to water by all users of snowsport resorts. If hydration levels may be impacted upon by the use of hydration packs, there may be other aspects of the design “equation” that may facilitate optimal hydration levels for snowsport participants. hydration snowsports injury...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7514-3
... for establishing the long-term hydrostatic strength of these compounds, and how that strength has been successfully used in designing these systems. This paper will give an overview of the basic methodology used to establish the long-term hydrostatic strength of thermoplastic compounds, and how that strength...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7514-3
... Axial stresses and strains develop in high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes during installation by directional drilling. This paper examines the engineering design implications regarding these axial stresses resulting from three recent studies. First, the cyclic axial response of the leading...
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Book: Masonry
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3424-9
... This paper summarizes the preliminary findings of a research project on performance-based design of masonry and masonry veneer. The project includes quasi-static testing of clay masonry veneer with wood-stud and concrete masonry backings; shaking-table tests of concrete masonry and wood-stud...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7505-1
... This paper describes a small study carried out using a hygrothermal simulation tool to investigate the sensitivity of wall performance results to uncertainty in the amount of rain impinging on the wall. Design standards for hygrothermal analysis of proposed designs include methods for selecting...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3418-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3418-8
... Integrating sill pan window flashing can be challenging using block-frame windows or installing flashings within a recessed opening in a concrete wall. Two case studies summarize the details of design and retrofit installation for sill pan flashing of replacement block-frame window...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7508-2
... fires steel mill good practices oxygen cleaning design cutting torch oxygen lance Reprinted from JAI, Vol. 6, No. 10 doi:10.1520/JAI102299 Available online at www.astm.org/JAI Elliot T. Forsyth,1 Barry E. Newton,2 Gwenael J. A. Chiffoleau,3 and Brendan Brophy4 Good Practices for Avoiding Fires...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0-8031-4472-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4472-9
... tolerance improvement by introducing deep or through-thickness compression in fatigue critical areas. However, the lack of a comprehensive design method that defines the depth and magnitude of compression required to achieve a design fatigue life has prevented surface enhancement from being used for more...