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eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2023
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7156-5
... then progressing to seismic isolation devices for buildings in high seismic activity areas by the early 1980s, rubber bearings continue to be used in ever-expanding roles on a global basis. rubber bearings seismic protection testing Chapter 5 | Elastomeric Isolation for the Seismic Protection...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2023
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7733-8
... In the bicycle and e-bike industry, lightweight designs often incorporate aluminum tube constructions that are joined through inert gas welding. These constructions are susceptible to fatigue damage. A standardized test specimen (two tubes joined to a T shape) was designed to determine how...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7725-3
... For oxidation data from diverse studies to be compared and applied to nuclear graphite degradation behavior, all testing must quantify the oxidation rate as a material-specific property under tightly controlled test conditions. Graphite oxidation behavior is affected by a wide range of parameter...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7134-3
... This chapter provides an overview of standard corrosion testing procedures for freshwater systems. Freshwater can be defined simply as water that is not salty. Brackish water as defined by the dictionary is water having a somewhat salty taste. A more quantitative definition of brackish water...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7134-3
... The petroleum production environment provides a unique challenge for corrosion testing in that it is not a controlled chemistry, as a chemical process environment, but is an environment provided by nature, with all the potential variability in phase distribution and chemical composition...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7134-3
... factors affecting passive oxide film formation are key for consideration and selection of relevant and meaningful corrosion test methods for titanium and its alloys. This chapter provides an overview of relevant, potential forms of titanium corrosion damage and embrittlement which may be expected under...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7134-3
..., their uses, how they work, equipment needed and effectiveness. corrosion coupons testing monitoring linear polarization electrical resistance 315 Chapter 20 | Water Handling Systems Walter Young1 Introduction Corrosion monitoring is an integral part of any water treatment program. It is used...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7716-1
... provides an overview of the ETFE pillow assembly, explores design and quality-assurance considerations for the assembly during construction, and draws on two case studies to demonstrate testing methodologies related to bulk water penetration: structural performance and deflection of the pillow assembly...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7716-1
... in a nontraditional order within the building envelope or when penetrations are added after the AWB has been installed. This paper looks at the design and installation of tested, durable transitions between the AWB and other systems, including considerations for the window interface when the AWB is installed outboard...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2021
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7702-4
... to be used in these thin veneer applications, as well as for the stone-faced honeycomb composite panels. composite stone-faced honeycomb quality control testing failure 100 DIMENSION STONE USE IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT STP 1628, 2021 / available online at www.astm.org / doi: 10.1520...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7696-6
... Ice hockey helmets are certified to standards that include drop tests that limit linear acceleration imparted to a surrogate headform. Historically, this test has been successful as a measure of a helmet's ability to absorb energy and mitigate serious to severe head injury. However, new interest...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7680-5
... to identify potential issues and, ultimately, avoid problems that develop during the service life of a building. curtain wall roofing waterproofing expansion assemblies building envelope consultant design testing air barrier electronic leak detection BUILDING SCIENCE AND THE PHYSICS...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7680-5
... team will share lessons learned from this case study that are now being utilized to improve the process for its projects moving forward. Building Enclosure Commissioning BECx roofing precast concrete building envelope case study storefront curtain wall testing 280 BUILDING SCIENCE...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7688-1
... as roofs naturally age, and insights into product options that may perform better over the long term. The program currently has roofs in five different climate locations, installed from 2013 through 2017. Beginning in 2019, roof samples were tested at five-year intervals to evaluate performance differences...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7688-1
... The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) began testing the wind uplift performance of asphalt shingles in 2011. Self-sealing asphalt shingles have a temperature-activated sealant strip that adheres the bottom surface of a shingle to the top surface of the shingle beneath...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7675-1
... This paper discusses the development of building airtightness targets for the industrial, commercial, and orgnameal sectors in North America and considers both explicit quantitative targets as well as requirements for building configuration for testing. Recommended, but nonmandatory...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Manuals
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7089-6
.... This chapter provides an overview of the types and characteristics of used hydrocarbon-based lubricants suitable for base oil recovery and the processes involved in that recovery. Included is a brief history of re-refining; terminology germane to the industry; the test methods variously used...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7677-5
... The new ASTM F3211, Standard Guide for Fatigue-to-Fracture (FtF) Methodology for Cardiovascular Medical Devices , has recently been published, outlining the need for testing a device beyond physiological loading conditions. Fatigue-to-fracture is an engineering technique that allows...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7677-5
... A method for determining the fatigue limit properties for metallic medical implant materials using an engineered test specimen is described. Here, we examine the fatigue properties of an as-received cobalt chrome alloy with accelerated testing to 10 million cycles for three R-ratios. Failure...
eBook Chapter
Series: ASTM Select Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7647-8
... in side-by-side comparisons. The walls were insulated on the exterior with either low-vapor-permeance extruded polystyrene or high-vapor-permeance mineral wool exterior insulation. The walls were constructed on the north and south orientations of a test hut in a Pacific Northwest climate and were...