Training course FLAT JACKS

“Flat Jacks” – cod. MPT

According to the RINA RC / C18 Regulation for the certification of personnel in charge of non-destructive, semi-destructive tests on concrete structures, reinforced and prestressed concrete, masonry.

GOALS

The course includes the study of the methodology, the analysis of case studies, practical exercises with subsequent processing of data for preparation for the 2nd level RINA exam.

CONTENT

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE MAIN METHODS OF INVESTIGATION APPLIED TO CONCRETE
• Instrumentation and main functions
• Applications in the construction sector
• Limits of the method
• Technical Standards of Construction NTC2008

LITERATURE ON THE MURATURES AND METHODOLOGIES OF INVESTIGATIONS
• Types of masonry and mechanical characteristics of materials
• Notes on the concrete literature and evaluation of the mechanical properties of concrete
• Mechanical characterization of masonry – Survey methods

MECHANICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF WALLS THROUGH THE TECHNIQUE OF FLAT MARTINETS
• Single jack tests for determining the stress state
• Double jack tests for the determination of compressive strength

HISTORY
• Electromagnetic theory
• Propagation of electromagnetic waves
• Properties of the EM wave
• Wavelength
• Speed, attenuation, impedance [/ vc_column_text] [/ vc_column]

TESTS WITH SINGLE AND DOUBLE MARTINETTO
• Choice of jacks
• Identification and preparation of the test surface
• Measurement bases techniques
• Mode of execution of the cuts
• Predisposition of the jacks
• Execution of the test
• Acquisition and interpretation of data
• Test report

TEST EQUIPMENT
• Hydraulic system Pump / Pressure gauge / Tubes
• Flat jars
• Data acquisition with deformometer or with digital displacement transducers
• Capisaldi
• Husqvarna K970 Ring hydraulic power cutters

 

DETAILS

For further details on program, costs and subscription please send an email to the RINA Examination Center Coordinator, Elena Solazzi @ formazione@novatest.it.

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