Accession Number : AD0781803

Title :   Materials Characterization Utilizing Computer Controlled Multivariable Excitation with Man-Machine Interaction.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON UNIV ST LOUIS MO MATERIALS RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Wann,Donald F.

Report Date : JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The goals of the contract were to integrate a multivariable testing machine and a small digital computer and to carry out research on: Interfacing of computer and testing equipment; Developing fundamental procedures for the automatic control of material testing; Creating man-machine interactions programs for the testing environment; and, Applying such man-machine techniques to perform materials research useful in the analysis of deformation and strength response of anisotropic solids. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Test methods, Automatic, Control, Computers, Computer applications, Man machine systems, Materials, Fracture(Mechanics), Variations, Interactions, Test equipment, Deformation, Strength(Mechanics)

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE