SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1949

Section II—Symbols and Nomenclature for Fatigue Testing


The American Standard Letter Symbols for Mechanics of Solid Bodies (ASA No.: Z10.3-1942) are recommended. For stress, the use of S with appropriate subscripts is preferred for general purposes. The Greek symbols are generally preferred for mathematical analysis.

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Lessells, J., M.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
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Developed by Committee: E08
Pages: 3–5
DOI: 10.1520/STP47314S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-6954-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-6492-5