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ASTM WK80239

Revision of E6-15e4 Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing


Delete the term, “principal stress,” which is attributed to subcommittee E28.91, from E6.
The phrase “principal stress” is not defined in any E28 standard.
The phrase “principal stress” appears three times in E837-20, an E28.13 standard, but it is not defined there. It is not listed in the section of the Terminology section of E837-20, which lists other terms common to mechanical testing.


Developed by Subcommittee: E28.91

Committee: E28

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-15-2021

Technical Contact: William Luecke

Item: 004

Ballot: E28.91 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item