Accession Number : AD0717649

Title :   An Investigation of Fracture by the Use of Microstrain Gauges.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical rept. 1 Feb 70-31 Jan 71,

Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE RESEARCH LABS PITTSBURGH PA

Personal Author(s) : Bevil,J. ; Shaw,P. I.

Report Date : 31 JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Experimental techniques for the fabrication of a piezoelectric strain gauge device are described. ZnS films vapor deposited on a tensile specimen are capable of giving strain measurements of .0000001 inches/inches and have a time resolution of .00000001 sec. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PIEZOELECTRIC GAGES, MANUFACTURING), (*STRAIN GAGES, MANUFACTURING), SUBSTRATES, FILMS, BONDING, CRAZING, PIEZOELECTRIC CRYSTALS, TWINNING(CRYSTALLOGRAPHY), ZINC SULFIDES, VAPOR PLATING

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE