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Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig

Blackburn, S.J. and Nicol, A.C. and Walker, C.A. (2005) Development of a biomechanically validated turf testing rig. In: XXth Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, 2005-07-31 - 2005-08-05, Cleveland, Ohio.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to develop an artificial turf testing rig that applied biomechanically validated vertical, shear and torque loads to the surface. Results of initial testing on 3rd generation artificial turf and natural grass soccer pitches are presented.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 8364
Notes: Article abstract
Keywords: turf testing, biomechanics, artificial turf, loading actions, third generation turf, Bioengineering
Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Bioengineering
Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2009 13:43
Last modified: 27 Mar 2015 01:35
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/8364

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