Test Papers Books

  • Small Specimen Test Techniques: 5th Volume

    Sixteen peer-reviewed papers provide a global review of the latest research in small volume specimen testing. These papers cover: • Specimen Size Limitations in J-R Curve Testing • Fracture Toughness Evaluation• Application of Subsize Specimens for Re-Irradiation Embrittlement Monitoring of First Generation VVER-440 RPV Steels • ...

  • Hazards of Nitrogen and Catalyst Handling 2006 Edition – BP Process Safety Series

    Despite often being used as a 'safety' tool, nitrogen has proved that it can be as deadly as any other gas handled in the chemical and oil industries. This book aims to improve the understanding of the basic principles for the safe use of nitrogen. Split into two sections (Safe use of nitrogen and Safe handling of catalyst), Hazards of Nitrogen ...

  • Small Specimen Test Techniques

    Features a global review of state-of-the-art research in miniature specimen testing. This comprehensive volume includes 38 peer-reviewed papers from an international collection of expert in the field and covers:•International testing program evaluation to compare miniature specimen testing results and investigate the impact of testing variable ...

  • Applications of Automation Technology to Fatigue and Fracture Testing and Analysis: Third Volume

    STP 1303 features the latest innovations for automating numerous aspects of fatigue testing. 11 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers are divided into the following key areas: Data Acquisition -- 4 papers examine such issues as new uses for computer networking capabilities, fatigue life prediction, and the ability of computers to process numerous ...

  • Automation of Mechanical Testing

    Experts from test machine manufacturers and R&D facilities identify the benefits, problems, and approaches associated with the automation of mechanical testing. The first 4 of 9 peer-reviewed papers form a primer for those preparing to implement automated testing. The fifth and remaining papers focus on specific technical issues and ...

  • Pendulum Impact Machines: Procedures and Specimens for Verification

    Comprised of the most current and wide-ranging information available on metallic and nonmetallic pendulum impact machines. Experts from all over the world have contributed 18 papers covering four major areas: The Specimen; • The Anvils and the Striker; • Establishing Reference Energies; • and Testing Procedures and Other Topics.Three ...

  • Elastic-Plastic Fracture Test Methods: The User's Experience (Second Volume)

    Presents papers from experts who share their practical experiences with the testing of elastic plastic and fully plastic materials. 20 papers cover: • Experience with standard test methods• Suggestions for improvements and modifications• Possible redefinition of the limits of applicability• Applications to a range of materials ...

  • Charpy Impact Test: Factors and Variables

    Presents worldwide research on the factors and variables of the Charpy test. Consists of 12 papers in sections on The Pendulum-Impact Machine; The Specimen—Notches; The Specimen—Size; and The Test Technique. MNL 53 STEEL FORGINGS: Design, Production, Selection, Testing, and ApplicationTable of ContentsIntroduction: Why Steel ForgingsWhy ...

  • Development of Fatigue Loading Spectra

    Documents the state of the art in characterizing and standardizing cyclic loads experienced by structures in service. From characterizing measured data, to development of standard test spectra. Papers include: Development of Jet Transport Airframe Fatigue Test Spectra, Variable Amplitude Load Models for Fatigue Damage and Crack Growth, and ...

  • Product Testing with Consumers for Research Guidance

    How consumers can be included in the product development process. Peer-reviewed papers in 3 sections: • Approaches to Research Guidance Testing• Processes for Research Guidance Testing• Qualitative Research Guidance ...

  • Galvanic Corrosion

    Tutorial manual on galvanic corrosion; includes articles from industry, introductory and theoretical articles. Twenty-three papers divided into five sections: theory; computer prediction; testing and control; environments; and ...

  • Wear Tests for Plastics: Selection and Use

    The volume addresses the complex nature of plastic wear, from various mechanisms by which polymers can wear and factors that influence these modes, to the influence of contact and environmental conditions on wear. The papers presented clearly indicate that useful and effective wear tests exist and that they can be developed for a given ...

  • Computer Automation of Materials

    Documents an important stage in the evolution of the computer automated testing lab. Consists of 15 papers that serve as both an overview and a detailed look at computer automation in the materials science ...

  • Crack Arrest Methodology and Applications

    22 papers address emerging crack arrest test methods and reflect the substantial progress made during the past 2-1/2 years. The test procedures presented document cooperative evaluation that includes investigations from 11 foreign ...

  • Selection and Use of Wear Tests for Coatings

    This is the third publication in ASTM's series on wear testing. It presents the state of the art in test techniques used in the development of wear testing technology and its application to engineering. 8 papers cover both metallic and nonmetallic coatings address: friction, erosion, abrasion, fatigue, and ...

  • Selection and Use of Wear Tests for Ceramics

    Provides a summary of apparatus and techniques currently used to evaluate wear behavior of ceramics. Papers include: The Development of a Wear Test MethodologySystematic Testing of Ceramic Rolling Bearing ElementsMeeting on Standardization of Wear Test Methods for Ceramics Cermets and ...

  • Cement Standards: Evolution and Trends

    The papers in this publication emphasize test methods and specifications pertaining to the properties of strength, volume change, and chemical ...

  • Fracture Mechanics Applied to Brittle Materials

    This publication provides guidelines for choosing a particular test technique. 14 papers provide a basis for future experiments to establish parameters for determination of accurate values of toughness and crack ...

  • Materials Evaluation Under Fretting Conditions

    This volume presents a state of the art review of the equipment, devices, and techniques available for controlling fretting test conditions and for assessing damage. The papers comprising the contents address topics such ad: the systematic investigation of fretting phenomena and fretting damage, fretting test devices, the involvement of computers ...

  • Paper and Paperboard Characteristics, Nonmenclature, and Significance of Tests: Third Edition

    The first edition of this monograph was published in 1944 under the editorship of the late Roger C. Griffin of Arthur D. Little, Inc., with sixteen authors. The second, published in 1951, had as its editor the late Lewis S. Reid of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. with nine collaborators and represented a revision of the first edition. This ...

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