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ASTM WK62057

New Test Methods for Standard Test Methods for Performance Characteristics of Fiber-Optic Strain Gages

1. Scope

Mechanical Testing is the determination or the properties of the mechanical states of a material that are associated with elastic and inelastic reactions to force or that involve relationships between stress and strain.

The Scope of the Committee shall be the promotion of knowledge and advancement in methods of mechanical testing by:
- Formulating, maintaining, and promoting superior quality standard test methods, practices, and guides which involve the measurement of mechanical properties or quantities from which such properties may be derived.
- Sponsoring technical meetings and symposia independently or in cooperation with other organizations.
- Encouraging research and development of mechanical test methods.
- Standardizing the terminology used in or relating to mechanical test methods and apparatus.
- Cooperating with other standardizing bodies in the interest of national and international standardization.
- Aiding and advising those interested in the preparation of standard test methods, practices, and guides and the development of apparatus for mechanical tests.
- Conducting round-robin testing where appropriate to validate procedures and methods.
The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM Committees and other organizations having mutual interests.


Fiber-Bragg grating, Fabry-Perot Interferometer


Strain gages based on optical fiber technology are increasingly used in mechanics. Standard test methods for evaluating and reporting their performance characteristics do not exist. User will include both vendors of these systems, and end users, such as aerospace manufacturers, structural engineering firms, and academic researchers.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E28.01

Committee: E28

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-26-2018

Technical Contact: William Luecke

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