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Unformatted text preview: A simple alternative to tensile test. The test measures resistance to indentation by pressing an indenter into the material with a specific load and calculating a hardness number. The hardness number is based on a formula using indentation geometry measurements. It is a NDE (non-destructive examination). Sometimes the hardness number can be correlated to the T.S. of the material....
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2009 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Spring '09 term at City College of San Francisco.
- Spring '09