Optional Test Module 13: Shear Testing (Advanced)

Product Code : sw_module13

Independent control over the axial axis (load, stress or strain) and shear axis (load, stress or strain) with constant, ramp or quasi-static sinusoidal cyclic control on either axis. Unsaturated tests may be performed using the axis translation technique. Note: PC needs to be running GDSLAB.

 

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Available Tests

  • Static control of horizontal (shear) actuator with respect to either constant, ramp or cyclic control types for either shear displacement (mm) or shear force (kN).
  • Static control of Axial actuator with respect to either constant, ramp or cyclic control types for either axial displacement (mm) or axial force (kN).
Computer Interface

Required Operating System: Windows 7 SP1 or higher (We strongly recommend that Windows is fully up to date and running the latest Service Pack/Version available). Recommended PC Specification: 2GHz processor, 4GB Ram, 64Bit Operating System and USB connectivity. Note: GDS software can run on lower spec PC’s however; performance and processing of data may be affected.