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    Apparent Lowering of Creep Rupture Life by Frequent Beam Leveling

    Published: Jan 1971

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    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.


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

    Author Information:

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

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.03

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26906S

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