Accession Number : AD0750354

Title :   The Measurement and Analysis of Fatigue Crack Growth in Thick-Walled Cylinders,

Corporate Author : WATERVLIET ARSENAL N Y

Personal Author(s) : Miller,James J. ; Winters,Donald C. ; Fujczak,Robert R.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The investigation developed an ultrasonic technique to measure crack depth, a locating device and data acquisition system to automatically record findings, and computer programs to analyze and report test results in a useful graphic format. The paper describes and evaluates these three interdependent developments. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROBES, ULTRASONIC RADIATION), (*CRACKS, PROBES), (*GUN BARRELS, FATIGUE(MECHANICS)), CYLINDRICAL BODIES, CRACK PROPAGATION, MEASUREMENT, DATA PROCESSING, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE