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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

Hierarchical Materials

The STG conducts and performs research on advanced hierarchical nanocomposites used for protection, infrastructure, health monitoring, and self-healing

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

NIST Proficiency Testing

Proficiency Test (PT) results are available at no cost to customers who have tested SRMs 2092, 2096, and 2098. A PT result serves as a means to verify the

Physical Infrastructure: Connections

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet computationally efficient

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

Sustainable Composites

The objective of this project is the develop of tools to measure the fundamental structure-processing and structure -property relations associated with