impact test

impact test

[′im‚pakt ‚test]
(engineering)
Determination of the degree of resistance of a material to breaking by impact, under bending, tension, and torsion loads; the energy absorbed is measured in breaking the material by a single blow.

impact test

A method of determining the resistance of a specimen to fracture upon the application of a dynamic physical shock.
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The required modules to perform an impact test or drop test are as follows:
Ozbek and Leevers [3] claim a correlation of the post-peak energy (PPE) from the inverted Charpy impact test with the post-yield and pre-strain hardening response in a tensile or a plane stress compression test based on the adiabatic softening of the material ahead of the propagating crack tip.
Simulated injection-molded specimens were created and impact test was performed for each design variant.
The Charpy V-notch test continues to be the most utilized and accepted impact test in use in the industry, [7].
Currently, the company uses a triaxial accelerometer and a force sensor specially calibrated to 25 kN, both by Kistler, in an impact test rig used by the company's development department.
5 Joule capacity system to replace a dated impact test machine and says it is now able to produce highly reliable test results which is assisting in improving the quality of the products it supplies.
The test vehicle is repaired and a second impact test is performed, which consists of placing it on the parked test track, then a moving barrier impacts it at a speed of 15 km/h [+ or -] (1 km/h).
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- Water impact test of an 18,000-pound (8,165 kilogram) test version of the Orion spacecraft dropped from 25 feet (7.
In addition, during third party testing performed by Detroit Testing Laboratory, the hammer impact test found TANK's polycarbonate exterior to be 2.
Taipei, June 1, 2009 (CENS) -- A Taiwan-assembled model of China's Chery Automobile scored the highest five-star evaluation in a recent local impact test on the eve of the entry of Chinese autos into the island, breaking the stereotype "toufu-car image of Chinese cars among local people, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN), sister publication of Taiwan Economic News (TEN).
DPP gives a cautious welcome to the new impact test because although it has the potential to make impact tests more complex, it does introduce issues on which an applicant can make the case for their scheme.