Accession Number:

AD0857311

Title:

The Thermal Ram: A New Concept for Load Application

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA DEPT OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS

Report Date:

1969-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The report describes how thermal expansion of a block of material can be adapted to produce a versatile machine for instability studies. It indicates novel approaches to the creation of boundary conditions and nonuniform loading actions.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE