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) -
NIST Pub Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
absorbed energy, Charpy V-notch, impact test, pendulum impact test, uncertainty, verification testing.