1.1 This terminology covers the principal terms relating to methods of mechanical testing of solids. The general definitions are restricted and interpreted, when necessary, to make them particularly applicable and practicable for use in standards requiring or relating to mechanical tests. These definitions are published to encourage uniformity of terminology in product specifications.
1.2 Terms relating to fatigue and fracture testing are defined in Terminology E1823.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E8/E8M Test Methods for Tension Testing of Metallic Materials
E796 Test Method for Ductility Testing of Metallic Foil
E1823 Terminology Relating to Fatigue and Fracture Testing
ISO/IECGuide99:2007 International Vocabulary of metrology--Basic and general concepts and terms (VIM)
Bearing load; Bend testing--metallic materials; Compression testing--metallic materials; Compression testing--plastics; Creep; Hardness (indentation); Mechanical analysis/testing; Shear testing--metals/alloys; Strain testing; Stress cracking tests; Tensile properties/testing--plastics; Terminology--metals/alloys materials/applications; Terminology--plastics; Torsion testing;
ICS Number Code 01.040.19 (Testing (Vocabularies)); 19.060 (Mechanical testing)
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