Materials Metrology and Standards for Structural Performance by B.F. DysonMaterials Metrology and Standards for Structural Performance by B.F. Dyson

Materials Metrology and Standards for Structural Performance

byB.F. Dyson, S. Loveday, M.g. Gee

Paperback | October 1, 2012

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Materials metrology is the measurement science used for determining materials property data. An essential element is the symbiosis between the understanding of materials behaviour and the development of suit­ able measurement techniques which, through the provision of stand­ ards, enable design engineers and plant operators to acquire materials data of appropriate precision. This book is concerned only with those aspects of materials metrology and standards that relate to the design and performance in service ofstructuresand consumerproducts. Itdoes not consider their important role in the processing ofmaterials. Theeditorsare grateful for thecommitmentand patience oftheexperts who contributed the various chapters. In addition, help from staffin the Division ofMaterials Metrology, National Physical Laboratory,inassist­ ing with the task of refereeing the chapters is gratefully acknowledged. The production of this book was carried out as part of the Materials Measurement Programme of underpinning research financed by the United Kingdom Department ofTrade and Industry. Brian F. Dyson Malcolm S. Loveday MarkG. Gee Division of Materials Metrology National Physical Laboratory Teddington, TWll OLW UK CHAPTER 1 Materials metrology and standards: an introduction B. F. Dyson, M. S. Loveday and M. G. Gee 1. 1 MATERIALS ASPECTS OF STRUCTURAL DESIGN Knowledge concerning the behaviour of materials has always been vital for the success of manufactured products, but never more so than at the present time.
Title:Materials Metrology and Standards for Structural PerformanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:330 pagesPublished:October 1, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Materials metrology and standards: an introduction. Mechanical testing machine criteria. Dynamic control methods. Dynamic force measurement. Strain measurement by contact methods and extensometry. Dynamic strain measurements. Uncertainties in uniaxial low-cycle fatique measurements due to load misalignments. Aspects of modulus measurements. Metrology for engineering materials. Accredited testing and reference materials. Metrology of wear. Metrology in the science of corrosion. Microstructural metrology. Statistical analysis of data. Statistical methodology for intercomparison studies. Index.

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...an asset to the experimentalists in academic and research institutions. The Structural Engineer