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Towards good practice guidelines for the contour method of residual stress measurement

Hosseinzadeh, Foroogh; Kowal, Jan and Bouchard, Peter John (2014). Towards good practice guidelines for the contour method of residual stress measurement. Journal of Engineering (Online only).

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Accurate measurement of residual stress in metallic components using the contour method relies on the achievement of a good quality cut, on the appropriate measurement of the deformed cut surface and on the robust analysis of the measured data. There is currently no published standard or code of practice for the contour method. As a first step towards such a standard, this study draws on research investigations addressing the three main steps in the method: how best to cut the specimens; how to measure the deformation contour of the cut surface; and how to analyse the data. Good practice guidance is provided throughout the text accompanied by more detailed observations and advice tabulated in Appendix

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs License
ISSN: 2051-3305
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetEast Midlands Development Agency
Not SetNot SetRolls RoycePower Engineering Ltd.
Not SetNot SetLloyds Register Foundation
Not SetNot SetThe Open University
Keywords: stress measurement; surface topography measurement; internal stresses; deformation; metallic components; deformation contour measurement; robust analysis; contour method; residual stress measurement; deformed cut surface
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 40791
Depositing User: Jan Kowal
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2014 10:48
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 13:16
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