ASTM E6 - 15e1 - Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing

ASTM E6 - 15e1

Standard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing

Status : Current   Published : December 2015



1.1 This terminology covers the principal terms relating to methods of mechanical testing of solids. The general definitions are restricted and interpreted, when necessary, to make them particularly applicable and practicable for use in standards requiring or relating to mechanical tests. These definitions are published to encourage uniformity of terminology in product specifications.

1.2 Terms relating to fatigue and fracture testing are defined in Terminology E1823.

1.3  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM E6 - 15e1
TitleStandard Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing
Publication Date01 December 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Abbreviations, Bearing, Bend, Calibration, Compression|, Creep, Ductility, Foil, Elongation, Hardness, Impact, Mechanical, Pin, Relaxation, Shear, Specifications, Strain, Strength, Stress, Symbols, Tensile, Tension, Terms, Testing, Torsion, Verification, Yield
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