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ASTM International - ASTM E6-15e4

Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 December 2015
Status: inactive
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Testing (Vocabularies)): 01.040.19
ICS Code (Mechanical testing): 19.060

1.1 This terminology covers the principal terms relating to methods of mechanical testing of solids. The general definitions are restricted and interpreted, when necessary, to make them particularly applicable and practicable for use in standards requiring or relating to mechanical tests. These definitions are published to encourage uniformity of terminology in product specifications.

1.2 Terms relating to fatigue and fracture testing are defined in Terminology E1823.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.