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Publications

Since its inception in 1982 the High Temperature Mechanical Testing Committee has actively been involved in the development of technically focused publications including Codes of Practice, review articles and books containing the proceedings from HTMTC organised conferences.

Codes of Practice

A Code of Practice for Constant-Amplitude Low Cycle Fatigue Testing at Elevated Temperatures
G B Thomas, R Hales, J Ramsdale, R W Suhr and G Sumner (Low Cycle Fatigue Working Party)
Published by National Physical Laboratory, (1986) ISBN 0 946754 05
(Also published in Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 1989, 12(2), 135-153)
A Code of Practice for the Use of Ni-Cr-Base Alloy Creep Extensometers for Measurement of Creep Strain
M S Loveday and T B Gibbons
Published by National Physical Laboratory, (1986) ISBN 0 946754 08 X  
A Code of Practice for Internal Pressure Testing of Tubular Components at Elevated Temperature
I M How, R J Browne, M C Coleman, I G Craig, W M Hamm, R C Hurst, P C Meecham (Internal Pressure Testing Working Party)
Published by National Physical Laboratory, October, 1989 (Note 1)  
A Code of Practice for Torsional Creep Testing of Tubular Testpieces at Elevated Temperatures
D W A Rees, M W Brown, T Hyde, R D Lohr, C J Morrison and M Shammas (Torsion Creep Testing Working Party)
Published by National Physical Laboratory, (1990) ISBN 0 946754 12 8 (Note 1)  
A Code of Practice for Notched Bar Creep Rupture Testing
Procedures and Interpretation of Data for Design
G A Webster, B J Cane, B F Dyson and M S Loveday (Notch Creep Testing Working Party)
Published by National Physical Laboratory, (1991) ISBN 0 946754 13 6 (Note 1)
A Code of Practice for the Measurement of Misalignment Induced Bending in Uniaxially Loaded Tension-Compression Testpieces
J Bressers, S Holdsworth, P Harris, C Larsen, M Sanders and G L Tjoa
Published by European Commission, EU 16138 EN, 1995  
A Code of Practice for the Determination of Cyclic Stress-Strain Data
R Hales, S R Holdsworth, M P O'Donnell, I J Perrin and R P Skelton
Published September 1999
(Also published in Materials at High Temperatures, 2002, 19(4), 165-185)  
A Code of Practice for Conducting Notched Bar Creep Rupture Tests and the Interpretation of the Data
G A Webster, S R Holdsworth, M S Loveday, I J Perrin and H Purper
Published December 1999

Note 1 - Also published in Harmonisation of Testing Practice for High Temperature Materials. Edited by M S Loveday and T B Gibbons. Published by Elsevier Applied Science, 1992


Special Issues of Journals

Metallic Materials Measurement of High Temperature Flow Stress at Medium to High Strain Rates
Guest Editors: M S Loveday and B Roebuck
Publication: Materials at High Temperatures 23(2), ISSN 0960-3409 (November 2006)
High Temperature Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue
Testing Methodology, Interpretation of Data and Applications
Guest Editors: P Hähner, H Klingelhöffer, T Beck, M S Loveday, and C Rinaldi
Publication: International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 30, No 2. Pgs. 209-403, ISBN 0142-1123 (February 2008)
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on High Temperature Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue 2011
Guest Editor: H Klingelhöffer
Publication: International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 53, ISBN 0142-1123 (August 2013)
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on High Temperature Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue 2011
Guest Editor: H Klingelhöffer
Publication: Materials at High Temperatures: Vol. 30, No. 1. ISBN 0960-3409 (August 2013)
Proceedings of Creep-Fatigue Crack Development Symposium held at EMPA Dübendorf (Zürich)
Editors: S Holdsworth and P Skelton
Publication: Materials at High Temperatures Vol. 31, No. 4, Pgs. 283-382, (2014) Vol. 32, No. 3, Pgs. 249-354 (2015)
Recent Developments in Thermo-Mechanical Fatigue
Guest Editor: H Klingelhöffer et al
Publication: International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 99 Part 2 (June 2017)
Creep Rupture Ductility of Engineering Materials
Editor: S Holdsworth
Publication: Materials at High Temperatures 34(2), ISSN 0960-3409 (Print) 1878-6413 (Online) (January 2017)


Books

Measurement of High Temperature Mechanical Properties of Materials
Edited by M S Loveday, M F Day and B F Dyson
Publisher: HMSO (1982) ISBN 0 11 480049 9
Techniques for High Temperature Fatigue Testing
Edited by G Sumner and V B Livesey
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1985) ISBN 0 85334 314 4
Techniques for Multi-Axial Creep Testing
Edited by D J Gooch and I M How
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1986) ISBN 1 85166 033 X
Strain measurement at High Temperatures
Edited by R C Hurst, P Boone, J Bressers, C F Etienne, H Schuster and J A Williams
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1986) ISBN 1 85166 056 9
Mechanical Testing of Engineering Ceramics at High Temperatures
Edited by B F Dyson, R D Lohr and R. Morrell
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1989) ISBN 1 85166 036 4
Harmonisation of Testing Practice for High Temperature Materials
Edited by M S Loveday and T B Gibbons
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1992) ISBN 1 85166 769 5
Ultra High Temperature Mechanical Testing
Edited by R D Lohr and M Steen
Publisher: Woodhead Ltd (1995) ISBN 1 85573 155 X
Materials Metrology and Standards for Structural Performance
Edited by B F Dyson, M S Loveday and M G Gee
Publisher: Chapman & Hall (1995) ISBN 0 412 58270 8
Local Strain and Temperature Measurements in Non-Uniform Fields at Elevated Temperatures
Edited by J Ziebs, J Bressers, H Frenz, D R Hayhurst, H Klingelhöffer and S Forest
Publisher: Elsevier Applied Science (1999) ISBN 1 85573 424 9


Papers, Presentations & Review Articles

Mechanical Testing
M S Loveday and RB Evans
Redaktion Materialprufung, 30(3), 53-57, 1988
Mechanical Testing
High Temperature Attainment, Measurement and Control
R D Lohr, M S Loveday and T K White
High Temperature Technology, 8(4), 290-297, 1990
Taking the Test in Thermomechanical fatigue
P R McCarthy
Materials World, 468-470, 1994
High Temperature Mechanical Testing
Review and Future Directions
M S Loveday and R P Skelton
Proceedings of 12th European Conference on Fracture, Sheffield, 297-302, 1998
High Temperature Mechanical Testing Meeting 15th March 2006 (NPL Teddington, UK)
The Practicalities of Thermocouple Calibration and Usage for Materials Testing


Further information

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