Accession Number : AD0423287

Title :   A STUDY OF THE DETERIORATION CHARACTERISTICS OF MATERIALS IN VARIOUS ENVIRONMENTS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : PEABODY (RAYMOND A) MFG CO NEW LONDON CONN

Personal Author(s) : Peabody,R. A.

Report Date : 16 AUG 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 81

Abstract : A systematic analysis of the deterioration rates of Materials is made. A method of acquiring information and assimilating this information is presented. A survey of the factors of deterioration of materials was made and a tabulation of these characteristic is presented. A classification of material types contained in the documents on hand is presented. A qualitative analysis of deterioration of materials factors which includes material type and environment types is presented. A classification of material changetime characteristics is presented. A mathematical analysis of change-time characteristics is presented. Three methods of mathematical analysis of change-time characteristics are presented and compared. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DEGRADATION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS), (*DECOMPOSITION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS), MATERIALS, EQUATIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS, CURVE FITTING, STATISTICS, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, SCHEDULING, PUNCHED CARDS, INFORMATION RETRIEVAL, TIME

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE