Factors That Affect the Precision of Mechanical Tests

    Papirno R, Weiss HC
    Published: 1989

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    Seventeen papers describe investigations where the precision of test procedures were either examined or enhanced. Topics include hardness testing, fatigue and fracture testing, and specimen alignment and gripping problems.

    Table of Contents


    Results of an ASTM E-4 Round-Robin on the Precision and Bias of Measurements of Microindentation Hardness Impressions
    Vander Voort G.

    An Alternative Method for Measuring Microindentations
    Fee A.

    Factors That Affect the Accuracy of Indentation Hardness Tests
    Tobolski E.

    Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility Studies of Rockwell Scale Hardness Testers
    Cieplak J., Tobolski E., Williams D.

    Measurement of Rapid-Loading Fracture Toughness JId
    Funada T., Hojo K., Satoh M., Urabe Y.

    Automated Fatigue Crack Growth Monitoring: Comparison of Different Crack-Following Techniques
    Guilbon G., Jendoubi K., Nadeau A., Petit J., Ranganathan N.

    Resolution Requirements for Automated Single Specimen JIC Testing
    Hautamaki C.

    Accuracy of Multiaxial Fatigue Testing with Thin-Walled Tubular Specimens
    Ameziane-Hassani H., Lefebvre D., Neale K.

    Requirements for the Permitted Size of the Alignment Errors of Load Frames for Fatigue Testing and a Proposal for a Relevant Measuring Method
    Baten R., d'Haen H., Jacobs F., Muller M., Tjoa G., van Riesen P.

    Checking and Improvement of the Alignment of Flat Specimen Gripping Devices
    Fischer R., Haibach E.

    Development of an Instrumented Device to Measure Fixture-induced Bending in Pin-loaded Specimen Trains
    Scavone D.

    End Constraint and Alignment Effects in Three- and Four-Point Reverse Bending Tests
    Bowman W.

    Influence of Machine Type and Strain Rate Interaction in Tension Testing
    Gray T., Sharp J.

    Accuracy of High-Temperature, Constant Rate of Strain Flow Curves
    Karagiozis A., Lenard J.

    Simple Stress Sensor: Utilizing of Stretcher Strains
    Taniuchi K.

    Weight Loss Technique for Measurement of Wear of Polymeric Orthopedic Implants
    Lower J., Price H.

    A Survey of the Experimental Determination of Precision in Materials Research
    Birkland M., McClelland H.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1025-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5086-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1251-3

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