Interactive Resource icon  Tensile Testing of Aluminium Alloys

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Description: The aim of a tensile test is to produce a plot of the stress vs strain response of the material being tested. This animation shows the stress-strain curves for different aluminium alloys.
Keywords: tensile test • strain-stress curve
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Properties > Mechanical & thermal
Properties > Mechanical & thermal > Tensile strength
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Mechanical testing
Created by: Hugh Shercliff, University of Cambridge
Joseph Robson, Manchester Materials Science Centre
MATTER, The University of Liverpool
Contributions: John Humphreys, Manchester Materials Science Centre
Christian Leppin, Alcan Fabrication Europe
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 11 January 2005
Date added: 09 June 2010
Resource ID: 2831