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FATIGUE TESTING MACHINE [2 records]

Record 1 1996-05-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Machinery
  • Metrology and Units of Measure
  • Engineering Tests and Reliability
  • Strength of Materials
CONT

(...) fatigue (...) is measured by mechanical tests that involve repeated application of different stresses varying in a regular cycle from maximum to minimum value. Most fatigue-testing machines employ a rotating eccentric weight to produce this cyclically varying load.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Machines
  • Unités de mesure et métrologie
  • Fiabilité, contrôle et essais (Ingénierie)
  • Résistance des matériaux
CONT

Les machines de fatigue permettent de soumettre une éprouvette à des sollicitations qui varient périodiquement d'une manière généralement sinusoidale entre deux valeurs extrêmes données.

Spanish

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Record 2 1992-07-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tools and Equipment (Textile Industries)
  • Engineering Tests and Reliability
OBS

Fatigue: Refers to the resistance of a material to weakening or failure during alternate tension-compression cycles, i.e. yarns, the loss of ability to recover after having been stretched.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Outillage et équipement (Industries du textile)
  • Fiabilité, contrôle et essais (Ingénierie)
OBS

Les essais de fatigue sont effectués sur les fibres, les fils et les tissus afin de vérifier leur résistance. Ces textiles sont soumis à des contraintes et à des déformations variables pouvant entraîner la rupture.

Spanish

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