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Projects/Programs

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Charpy Machine Verification Program

The objective of the NIST Charpy Machine Verification Program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural steels

Fundamentals of Deformation

This project provides new measurement methods, property data and simulations for areas critical to US manufacturing, describing the mechanisms responsible for

Hardness Standardization

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology Institute (NMI) for

Materials Testing in Hydrogen Gas

This project develops measurements, modeling, and science relevant to the effect of hydrogen on materials. Mechanical measurements focus on the fatigue and

Nanocalorimetry Measurements

Nanocalorimetry Measurements provide a capability to measure heats of reaction of nanoscale samples with nanojoule sensitivity to detect reactions and quantify

Pipeline Safety

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest is the testing

Xray Stress Measurement

Using X-ray diffraction techniques one can measure the full stress tensor just inside the surface of a sheet metal specimen under applied load. For experiments