diametral compression test

splitting tensile test

A test for tensile strength in which a cylindrical specimen is loaded to failure in diametral compression.
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By the DIC method, deformations in Brazilian discs with preexisting cracks under diametral compression test were measured.
Fields, "Tensile strength measurements of frangible bullets using the diametral compression test," International Journal of Impact Engineering, vol.