Charpy Impact Test of Very High Toughness Steel That Stopped the Hammer

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By Ryan Sherman1, Matt Hebdon1

Purdue University

This video supplements Purdue University’s Steel Bridge Research, Inspection, Training, and Engineering (S-BRITE) Center report "Fatigue and Fracture Library for the Inspection, Evaluation, and Repair of Vehicular Steel Bridges."

Version 1.0 - published on 12 Jun 2015 doi:10.4231/R74T6G98 - cite this Archived on 25 Oct 2016

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This video shows a CVN test in which the hammer stops due to the very high energy absorption of the material. 

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