Report of Secretary of the Army's Research and Study Fellowship
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The research fellowship discussed in this report was sponsored by the Secretary of the Armys Research and Study Fellowship program. The research work was conducted in the Structures and Materials Group of the National Engineering Laboratory in East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland, between 16 Aug 1974 and 16 August 1975. The research program followed was in the general area of materials engineering research and more specifically in the area of fracture mechanics testing and analysis of high strength structural materials which are used in armament components. This report summarizes the significant technical results of the fellowship, including a description of the projects conducted, an evaluation of workers and organizations in this field which were contacted, and some conclusions based on the fellowship experience which relate to armament concerns at Watervliet Arsenal.
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