Accession Number : AD0892594

Title :   Field X-Ray Diffractometer for Surface Stress Determinations in Naval Structures.

Descriptive Note : Research and development rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LAB ANNAPOLIS MD

Personal Author(s) : Tideswell, Norman W. ; Canner, Irving ; Vanderveldt, Hendrikus H. J.

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The objective of the work was to develop automated mobile X-ray diffraction equipment and techniques for nondestructive determination and surveillance of surface stresses in important service structures. The automation is required to reduce human error, increase the speed, and reduce the cost of the analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, X RAY DIFFRACTION), (*X RAY DIFFRACTION, STRESSES), NAVAL EQUIPMENT, AUTOMATION, MOBILE, STRUCTURES.

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE