• Amit BhaduriEmail author
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 264)


Standard specimen, elastic and plastic range, stress, strain and strain rate, brittle and ductile materials in compression. Advantages over tension test. Bauschinger effect. Barreling and buckling in compression test and remedial measures against them. Critical column stress for buckling. Various compressive failures. Problems and solutions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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