ASTM International's Committee E08 on Fatigue and Fracture will be hosting a workshop on New Sensor Technologies and Issues with Existing Technologies for Fatigue, Fracture, and Mechanical Testing on November 16, 2011 in Tampa, FL.
In preparation of the workshop, the committee is in search of presentations. ASTM aims to identify and explore new sensor technologies that can be used with this kind of testing for inclusion in relevant ASTM standards. Additionally, by identifying problems with exiting sensors in current standards, improvements can be made to the standards.
The types of presentations being sought are:
- sensors to measure crack length via contact or non-contact methods;
- sensors that detect crack initiation and formation;
- sensors to measure crack opening displacement (COD) or crack tip opening displacement (CTOD)
- sensors to measure strain or displacement via non-contact methods;
- sensors for, and issues with digital image correlation; and
- issues with the application of sensors used in existing ASTM fatigue, fracture, and mechanical test standards.