19. Testing of Metallic Materials

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Peter C. McKeighan

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch19

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

McKeighan, P. C. (2002) Testing of Metallic Materials, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • standards development;
  • spring-loaded extensometer;
  • stress–strain behavior;
  • ductile-to-brittle transition temperature;
  • crack and fatigue testing


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mechanical Test Laboratory

  • Tensile and Compressive Property Testing

  • Creep and Stress Relaxation Testing

  • Hardness and Impact Testing

  • Fracture Toughness Testing

  • Fatigue Testing

  • Other Mechanical Testing

  • Environmental Considerations

  • References