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Mechanical Testing and Evaluation

Edited by
Howard Kuhn
Howard Kuhn
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Dana Medlin
Dana Medlin
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ASM International
Volume
8
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-176-4
Publication date:
2000
Book Chapter

High Strain Rate Tension and Compression Tests

Published:
2000
Page range:
429 - 446

Abstract

This article reviews high strain rate compression and tension test methods with a focus on the general principles, advantages, and limitations of each test method. The compression test methods are cam plastometer test, drop tower compression test, the Hopkinson bar in compression, and rod impact (Taylor) test. The flyer plate impact test, expanding ring test, split-Hopkinson bar in tension, and a test using a rotating wheel used for high strain rate tension are also discussed.

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2000. "High Strain Rate Tension and Compression Tests", Mechanical Testing and Evaluation, Howard Kuhn, Dana Medlin

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