Accession Number : ADD001543

Title :   Theta-Shaped Test Specimen for Composite Materials.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Conway,Joseph C , Jr

Report Date : 22 Oct 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a configuration for a specimen for testing the stress-related properties of materials, the configuration being a ring with a diametral neck. This configuration is especially useful for testing materials taken from or doubly curved samples of wound materials such as fiber-reinforced composites.

Descriptors :   *Sampling, *Patents, Composite materials, Configurations, Test methods

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE