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Comparative table of the testing facilities

Geometry and performances of the testing facilities making up platform Tamaris
Azalée Tournesol Mimosa Vésuve Iris
Strength of actuators X: 2 x 1000 kN X: 100 kN 500 kN 350 kN 3 x 25 kN
Y: 2 x 1000 kN Y: 2 x 100 kN
Z: 4 x 1000 kN
Dimensions of table 6 x 6 m 2 x 2 m 2 x 2 m 3.8 x 3.1 m
Mass of table 25 tons 1.2 tons 1 ton 4 tons
Maximum mass of specimen 100 tons 10 tons 10 tons 20 tons
Maximum height of specimen 12 m 12 m 12 m 12 m 27 m
Excitement axes Tri-axial Bi-axial Mono-axial Mono-axial Tri-axial
X-Y-Z X-Z X X X or Y or Z
6 degrees of freedom 3 degrees of freedom 1 degree of freedom 1 degree of freedom 1 degree of freedom
Maximum displacement X ± 125 mm X ± 125 mm X ± 12.5 mm X ± 100 mm X ± 125 mm
Y ± 125 mm Y ± 125 mm
Z ± 100 mm Z ± 100 mm Z ± 125 mm
Maximum speed (seismic excitement) 1 m/s 1 m/s 0.6 m/s 1 m/s 1 m/s
Maximum acceleration (specimen: 100 tons) 1 g 1 g 4 g 1.2 g
Excitement frequencies 0 to 100 Hz 0 to 100 Hz 0 to 300 Hz 0 to 100 Hz 0 to 30 Hz