American Journal of Mechanical Engineering
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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013, 1(7), 335-338
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-36
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Comparison of Ring-Core Method and Hole-drilling Method Used for Determining Residual Stresses

Patrik Šarga1, and František Menda1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics, Technical university of Košice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering,; Letná 9, 042 01 Košice, Slovakia

Pub. Date: November 14, 2013

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Patrik Šarga and František Menda. Comparison of Ring-Core Method and Hole-drilling Method Used for Determining Residual Stresses. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2013; 1(7):335-338. doi: 10.12691/ajme-1-7-36


Ring-Core method is derived from a hole-drilling method and both are used for determining uniform and non-uniform stress through the thickness of specimen. The reason for creation the Ring-Core method was to remove some of the shortcomings of hole-drilling method. Both methods are semi-destructive methods, because they both partially destroy the studied specimens which are subsequently easy to fix and thus they are still useful. The aim of this article is to compare these two methods and thus help experimentalist to choose the appropriate method for determining residual stresses. Because Ring-Core method is less common, we will discuss more about this method in the article.

residual stresses Ring-Core method hole-drilling method

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