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 sensory inputs and formulate near real time data results.
Simulation -- Damage analysis and economical fatigue testing methods are explored in 2 papers. Test Control --
5 papers address such concerns as the control capabilities of fatigue test equipment, digital hybrid control systems, and the use of calculated control variables.
Applications of Automation Technology to Fatigue and Fracture Testing and Analysis: Third Volume