Accession Number : AD0841252

Title :   Strength of Brittle Materials.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. 1 Oct 67-30 Jun 68,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL BUREAU OF STANDARDS GAITHERSBURG MD

Personal Author(s) : Capps, Webster ; Moore, John A.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The report discusses the development of improved methods for testing mechanical strength of glass and other brittle materials, and the results of attempt to evaluate the influence of various types of defects on the strength of glass and to assist in developing specifications for strengthened glass for use in deep-diving vehicles. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*UNDERWATER VEHICLES, OPTICAL GLASS), (*OPTICAL GLASS, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), CERAMIC MATERIALS, BRITTLENESS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), STRESSES, YIELD POINT, TENSILE PROPERTIES, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, DEFECTS(MATERIALS), DEFLECTION, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, STRAIN GAGES, PHOTOELASTICITY, FLEXURAL STRENGTH.

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass
      Marine Engineering
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE