Accession Number:

ADA231351

Title:

Materials Can be Stressed Out Too

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON IL DEPT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

Locked in or residual stresses occur almost always in making and using materials, from computer chips and dental fillings to tanker hulls, pipe lines and aircraft. These stresses can sometimes improve the life of a manufactured item, but can also lead to catastrophic failure.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE