SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 October 1959

On the Most Suitable Specimen Shape for Testing Shear Strength of Plastics


The determination of the shear strength is one of the tests to which a material must be subjected in order to establish its behavior under different practical conditions.

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Goldenberg, N.
Laboratory for Plastics, Chemical Research Institute, Bucharest, Rumania
Arcan, M.
Strength of Materials Section, Institute of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, Rumania
Nicolau, E.
Photoelasticity Laboratory, Bucharest Research Institute for Civil Engineering, Bucharest, Rumania
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Developed by Committee: D20
Pages: 115–121
DOI: 10.1520/STP44200S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5951-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6105-4