Delete the term, “initial strain,” which is attributed to subcommittee E28.04, from E6.
The phrase “initial strain” is not defined in any E28 standard.
The phrase “initial strain” appears six times in E328-21, but is not defined in the standard. Even though the definition mentions creep, the term does not appear in E139.
It first appeared in E6 sometime between 1966 and 1989.