Structures testing laboratory at the University of Auckland Newmarket campus

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dc.contributor.author Henry, Richard en
dc.contributor.author Morris, Hugh en
dc.contributor.author Clifton, George en
dc.contributor.author Elwood, Kenneth en
dc.contributor.author Ma, Tsun Ming Quincy en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-08T02:41:07Z en
dc.date.issued 2016-04 en
dc.identifier.citation SESOC Journal 29(1):45-53 Apr 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0114-2879 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31269 en
dc.description.abstract A new Structures Testing Laboratory complex with a 14.5 m high test space was constructed at the Newmarket campus of the University of Auckland and opened in 2015. This world class facility has a 9 m high reaction wall in two directions, a 20 x 10 m strong floor with basement access, a 3.6 m square 15T capacity earthquake shake table, an extensive set of test equipment and integrated ancillary laboratories and workshops. The layout of the lab, the extent and capacity of the more significant pieces of equipment, the overall capability and management of the facility are described. This facility has been provided to support the high quality research being undertaken by the structures group in the internationally ranked department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. There are a number of significant research activities that are initiated in the department, and those from national collaborations such as QuakeCoRE and international collaborations. In addition, the new facilities offer increased opportunities for commercial testing projects. en
dc.publisher SESOC en
dc.relation.ispartofseries SESOC Journal en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Structures testing laboratory at the University of Auckland Newmarket campus en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page 45 en
pubs.volume 29 en
pubs.author-url http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=080418348175988;res=IELENG en
pubs.end-page 53 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 543027 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-10-19 en


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