A sample is placed on a three-point bending
fixture that is immersed in a fluid to optimize heat transfer.
The method was developed using 60 series of three-point bending
test (446 prisms).
The apparatus for three-point bending
The static three-point bending
test was carried out under 50 mm of span and 5 mm/min of loading speed.
These can be based either on three-point bending
tests on notched or un-notched specimens (RILEM 2003; CEN 2005) or on four-point bending tests (DBV 2001; CNR 2007).
Other topics of the 64 selected papers include the influence of loading conditions on the deformation behavior of human enamel studied by instrumented indentation, using microhardness to determine the fracture stress of ultra-high-strength ribbons, mechanical properties of the interface in heterogeneous diffusion welds on titanium and austenitic steel, a modulus mapping test to characterize the interphase in polymeric composite reinforced by carbon fiber, and verifying a numerical model for trabecular tissue using a compression test and time-lapse X-ray radiography based on a material model determined from a three-point bending
test of a single trabecula.
tests are performed to find the flexural and shear stiffness of sandwich beams .
This setup generally delivers more consistency than three-point bending
, which has stress concentrated on a contact point.
mechanical test was used to test bone strength.
Abstract The elastic properties of a thermally sprayed coating were determined by a three-point bending
(3PB) test and nanoindentation, but different results were obtained by the two methods.
In three-point bending
the maximum bending moment is attained at the point where the force is applied, and decreases as distance from this point increases.
Mode I fracture and three-point bending
tests were also carried out to assess the change appeared in the mechanical properties.