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Author: dr funda
Time: 01/23/09 11:34 PST
This is a reply to message no. 20267 by owainsx
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IZOD Units, kJ/m^2 to ft-lb/in

Ok, if you really want to be scientific about the clamp, you could first screw the specimen on a fixture and install a strain gauge on the specimen. Measure the dynamic loading history of the impact, take the maximum stress observed and give it a safety factor of 2(two). Design your clamp using the stress/loading calculated.

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