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Title: Reversal bending fatigue testing

Embodiments for apparatuses for testing reversal bending fatigue in an elongated beam are disclosed. Embodiments are configured to be coupled to first and second end portions of the beam and to apply a bending moment to the beam and create a pure bending condition in an intermediate portion of the beam. Embodiments are further configured to cyclically alternate the direction of the bending moment applied to the beam such that the intermediate portion of the beam cyclically bends in opposite directions in a pure bending condition.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1160280
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
Patent Number(s):
8,863,585
Application Number:
13/396,413
Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 14
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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