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Charpy Machine Verification: Limits and Uncertainty

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Author(s)

Jolene Splett, Christopher N. McCowan, Chih-Ming Wang

Abstract

The purpose of this document is to clarify some issues pertaining to uncertainty statements and the ASTM E 23 limits used in the Charpy machine verification program. We explain some of the distributional subtleties associated with uncertainty and ultimately relate these to the ASTM limits.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) -

Keywords

absorbed energy, Charpy V-notch, impact test, pendulum impact test, uncertainty, verification testing.

Citation

Splett, J. , McCowan, C. and Wang, C. (2008), Charpy Machine Verification: Limits and Uncertainty, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50573 (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created August 31, 2008, Updated October 12, 2021