Volume 10, Issue 4 (July 1982)

    A Compressive Creep Machine

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    A deadweight loading machine for creep tests in compression is described. The machine was designed to minimize buckling and friction. A four-bar linkage was used to guide the movable crosshead. Strain was measured by a single differential transformer. The specimen consisted of a thin-walled tube heated internally by a quartz tube lamp. An example is given of creep of 2618-T61 aluminum in compression.


    Author Information:

    Findley, WN
    Professor of engineeringMember of ASTM, Brown University, Providence, RI


    Stock #: JTE11577J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11577J

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    Title A Compressive Creep Machine
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E08