NEES @ UC San Diego

Added Mass Blocks (as of May 4, 2011)

To more accurately represent the dead weight of a specimen and simulate the interaction of the specimen with missing portions of the structure, Added Mass Blocks are available on site to be used by researchers. Various sized blocks are available as long as they meet the requirements of the test.

Dimensions (inches) Weight Quantity
75.5 × 46 × 19.25 6 Kips 1
60 × 25.5 × 36 5 Kips 1
60 × 36 × 25.5 5 Kips 2
75 × 34 × 28 7 Kips 1
76.5 × 49 × 20 7 Kips 1
20 × 36 × 60 4 Kips 1
21 × 36 × 52 4 Kips 1
18 × 72 × 36 5 Kips 1
21.5 × 36 × 52 4 Kips 1
18 × 178 × 59 17 Kips 2
Dimensions (inches) Weight Quantity
18 × 84 × 40 6 Kips 1
6 × 108 × 64 4 Kips 2
71 × 72 × 33 15 Kips 1
72 × 72 × 33 15 Kips 1
18.5 × 60 × 149 15 Kips 4
42 × 42 × 56 8.8 Kips 4
24 × 96 × 48 10 Kips 2
24 × 168 × 48 17 Kips 2
72 × 48 × 48 15 Kips 1
60 × 48 × 48 12 Kips 1
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The Large High-Performance Outdoor Shake Table is supported in part by the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Engineering Simulation (NEES) program of the National Science Foundation under Award Number CMMI-0927178.

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