Accession Number:

ADA232133

Title:

CRREL Research on Materials in Cold Environments

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER NH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This report is a synopsis of the developments in the materials research program at CRREL. Focusing on studies of the low-temperature behavior materials, the report reviews these developments in three specific areas creating a materials-property data base, researching composites and other materials and developing test facilities. Among materials, composites, being newer, have been studied at depth. Temperature and strain rate have been considered critical in influencing any materials durability therefore, facilities were developed to provide precise control of these parameters. The program aims to meet the crucial need for designing structures and equipment using materials specifically adapted for cold regions and low-temperature applications.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE