Sclerometry

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sclerometry

 

the science of measuring the hardness of various materials. Sclerometry also establishes the relations between the hardness of a material and the material’s other mechanical properties.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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For a dynamical regime, i.e., when the bound abrasive particles is sliding on top of the surface, the sclerometry provides a description of the mechanisms associated with the abrasive displacements relative to those of the material to be polished.