Testing and Meaning of Test Data

  • Dominick V. Rosato
  • Donald V. Rosato
  • Marlene G. Rosato


This chapter will present examples of testing and their behavior that influence decisions to be made by designers when analyzing data. Testing methods have been prepared and used for over 2,000 years with probably more in the past century that in all the past. Examining and properly applying property test data of plastics is important to designers.


Impact Strength Plastic Material Statistical Process Control Eddy Current Test Polyphenylene Sulfide 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominick V. Rosato
    • 1
  • Donald V. Rosato
    • 2
  • Marlene G. Rosato
    • 3
  1. 1.Rhode Island School of DesignProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Society of Plastics EngineersUSA
  3. 3.University of MassachusettsLowellUSA

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