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Title: Method and apparatus for measuring stress

Abstract

A method and apparatus for determining stress in a material independent of micro-structural variations and anisotropies. The method comprises comparing the velocities of two horizontally polarized and horizontally propagating ultrasonic shear waves with interchanged directions of propagation and polarization. The apparatus for carrying out the method comprises periodic permanent magnet-electromagnetic acoustic transducers for generating and detecting the shear waves and means for determining the wave velocities.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6941459
Application Number:
ON: DE84011035
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; STRESSES; MEASURING METHODS; ANISOTROPY; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; MICROSTRUCTURE; SHEAR PROPERTIES; ULTRASONIC WAVES; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; SOUND WAVES; 420500* - Engineering- Materials Testing

Citation Formats

Thompson, R B. Method and apparatus for measuring stress. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Thompson, R B. Method and apparatus for measuring stress. United States.
Thompson, R B. Thu . "Method and apparatus for measuring stress". United States.
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abstractNote = {A method and apparatus for determining stress in a material independent of micro-structural variations and anisotropies. The method comprises comparing the velocities of two horizontally polarized and horizontally propagating ultrasonic shear waves with interchanged directions of propagation and polarization. The apparatus for carrying out the method comprises periodic permanent magnet-electromagnetic acoustic transducers for generating and detecting the shear waves and means for determining the wave velocities.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {7}
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