An Acoustic-Microwave Method for the Study of the Mechanical Influence of Moisture Content in Materials

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C. Bacon, E. Guilliorit, B. Hosten

Laboratoire de Mécanique Physique, Université Bordeaux, 1, UMR 5469 CNRS, 351, cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence Cedex, France

J. Appl. Mech 70(2), 268-274 (Mar 27, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1545783 History: Received July 18, 2000; Revised August 01, 2002; Online March 27, 2003
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Theoretical acceleration spectrum for a PVC rod
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Ratios a2/a1 for different imaginary parts of the complex slowness (L=20 cm)
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Normalized acceleration spectra for different imaginary parts of the complex slowness (L=20 cm)
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Experimental acceleration signals and experimental acceleration spectra for three moisture contents (MDF A)
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Experimental and theoretical acceleration spectra for two moisture contents (MDF A)
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Storage modulus and loss angle versus moisture content
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Absorption coefficient and product of the maximum temperature rise by the thermal expansion coefficient versus moisture content



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