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Research And Development On Advanced Graphite Materials. Volume XXXV - Methods Of Measuring Mechanical Properties Of Graphite In The 20° TO 2700°C Temperature Range

Report Number: WADD TR 61-72 Volume 35
Author: Manofsky, M. B.
Author: Dull, R. B.
Corporate Author: Advanced Materials Laboratory, National Carbon Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Pages: 56
Contract: AF 33(616)-6915
Project: 7350
Task: 735002
AD Number: AD0601407

This report describes methods and procedures for measuring short-time ultimate tensile, compressive, shear and flexural (modulus of rupture) strengths of graphite, and the stress-strain relationships in tension, compression and shear in the 20° to 2700°C range. It presents also the description of a method being developed for determining Poisson's ratio in tension and compression at room and elevated temperatures.

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