Essays about: "energy absorbing boundaries"

Found 1 essay containing the words energy absorbing boundaries.

  1. 1. Numerical simulations of energy absorbing boundaries for elastic wave propagation in thick concrete structures subjected to impact loading

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Daniel Olsson; [2012]
    Keywords : Numerical simulations; elastic media; wave propagation; concrete; impact loading; energy absorbing boundaries; longitudinal; primary wave; secondary wave; shear; Rayleigh damping; Rayleigh wave;

    Abstract : As many of the world’s nuclear power plants are near the end of their supposed life span a need arise to assess the components crucial to the safety of these plants. One of these crucial components is the concrete reactor confinement; to assess its condition, non-destructive testing (NDT) is an attractive method. READ MORE