Journal Published Online: 01 March 1975
Volume 3, Issue 2

A New Method for Determination of Proportional Limit and Machine Stiffness



A new method for determining the proportional limit of engineering materials, characterized by maximum stress rate, is presented. Simultaneous measurement of stress rate and strain rate also permits a new means of measuring machine stiffness which has certain advantages over present techniques.

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Clough, RB
Engineering Mechanics Section, National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.
Pages: 4
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Stock #: JTE10152J
ISSN: 0090-3973
DOI: 10.1520/JTE10152J