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Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions—This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US manufacturing, homeland security, and energy …
Physical Infrastructure: Connections—Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet computationally efficient global models incorporating bridge …
Fundamentals of Deformation—This project provides new measurement methods, property data and simulations for areas critical to US manufacturing, describing the mechanisms responsible for mechanical behavior. The mechanical …
Hardness Standardization—Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology Institute (NMI) for hardness, and as such, is responsible …
NIST Center for Automotive Lightweighting—Our objective is to develop the measurement methodology, standards and analysis necessary for the US auto industry and base metal suppliers to transition from a strain-based to a stress-based …
NIST Center for Automotive Lightweighting commissions new ARRA-funded equipment
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