How Not to Unload a Concrete Ring

An epic video of what happens when you 1: don’t put reinforcement in your concrete, and 2: grossly overestimate the resilience of concrete. Remember, concrete is brittle. Its sheer weight and stiffness does not allow it to bounce much, if any, and has no other mechanism to speak of with which it can absorb and dissipate the energy generated from being dropped. (See Impact(mechanics) for more information on the physics behind a two-body collision.)

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