STP97

    Strain Testing of Crankshafts, Engine Frames, and Cylinders

    Published: Jan 1950


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    Abstract

    This paper presents some examples of wire-resistance strain gage testing of cast iron machine parts to determine design weaknesses. Design modifications were made on cast crankshafts, engine frames, and compressor cylinders before such parts were placed in production.


    Author Information:

    Hardy, H. M.
    Technician and Administrative Engineer, The Cooper-Bessemer Corp., Mount Vernon, Ohio

    Kuivinen, T. O.
    Technician and Administrative Engineer, The Cooper-Bessemer Corp., Mount Vernon, Ohio


    Paper ID: STP48065S

    Committee/Subcommittee: A04.21

    DOI: 10.1520/STP48065S


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