7. Impact Tests

  1. Dominique François
  1. Jean-Michel Frund

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611036.ch7

Structural Components: Mechanical Tests and Behavioral Laws

Structural Components: Mechanical Tests and Behavioral Laws

How to Cite

Frund, J.-M. (2008) Impact Tests, in Structural Components: Mechanical Tests and Behavioral Laws (ed D. François), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611036.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210158

Online ISBN: 9780470611036

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Keywords:

  • mechanical characteristics;
  • impact testing machine;
  • brittle fracture;
  • constitutive characteristics;
  • machining possibilities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Some history

  • Description of the impact test

  • Determination of transition curves

  • Transition temperature and upper shelf

  • Impact fracture energy-fracture toughness empirical correlations

  • Bibliography