STP488: Apparent Lowering of Creep Rupture Life by Frequent Beam Leveling

    Voorhees, HR
    Technical director, Materials Technology Corp., Ann Arbor, Mich.

    Pages: 4    Published: Jan 1971


    Abstract

    Limited test results reported here and elsewhere suggest that frequent beam leveling may reduce observed rupture life under conditions where the specimen ductility is high. The magnitude of this effect is small compared to the influence of other factors.

    Keywords:

    creep properties, creep rupture strength, ductility, loads (forces), beams (supports), static loads, leveling, automatic control, fractures (materials), aluminum alloys, stainless steels


    Paper ID: STP26906S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26906S


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