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Table 1 Configuration of test specimens.

From: Experimental Research on the Shear Connectors in Foam Concrete with C-Channel Embedment

Group Specimen number Depth (mm) Foam density (kg/m3) Measure Connector size
C C1–C3 300 800 None None
C4–C6 300 1000
C7–C9 300 1200
C10–C12 300 1600
E E1–E3 300 800 Web connector U100 × 50 × 3 mm in accordance with 30 mm truncated
E4–E6 300 1000
E7–E9 300 1200
E10–E12 300 1600
F F1–F3 300 800 Flange connector − 160 × 30 × 3 mm steel strip
F4–F6 300 1000
F7–F9 300 1200
F10–F12 300 1600
  1. Stirrup has 20 mm concrete cover, using grade II bar, with diameter of 6 mm, and spacing of 85 mm.