# Chapter 8 Mechanical Testing of Welds Flashcards

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1
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1. What are the three ways in which a load can act on a cross-sectional area in a body?

b. shear, tension and strain
c. compressed, shear and pressure
d. tension, compression and torsion/shear

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d. tension, compression and torsion/shear

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1. The strain in a body is a measurement of:

a. shear load stresses applied to an object
b. stress loads under shear pressures
c. the change in dimensions due to the application of an applied load
d. a change in dimensions when subjected to side bend testing

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c. the change in dimensions due to the application of an applied load

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1. If a thin bar of metal is subjected to a stress, it will deform and exhibit strain. If the stress does not exceed a certain limit what will happen to the bar?

b. The bar will be stretched longer than the original dimensions
c. The bar will break
d. The bar will do nothing

A

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1. What would happen if a sufficiently high stress, beyond the elastic limit, is applied to a metal bar?

a. The bar would heat up and deform
c. The bar will break due to high stresses
d. The bar will not return to its original length and contain a permanent set

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d. The bar will not return to its original length and contain a permanent set

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1. What is the relationship between the value E and the stress and strain defined as?

a. Young’s Modulus
b. Stress and Strain Curve
c. Hooke’s Law
d. Yield Strength

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c. Hooke’s Law

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1. With regards to tensile testing, when the stress rises to a maximum value it is known as?

a. Yield strength of the material
b. Elasticity limit of steel
c. Ultimate tensile strength
d. Stress, strain curve

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c. Ultimate tensile strength

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1. In the tensile test of a metal, what does the term necking mean?

a. The deformation of a test specimen that occurs when the UTS is exceeded
b. The deformation of a test specimen before the YS in the necked region
c. The amount of stress that is applied at the yield point of the specimen
d. The reduction in length of the specimen

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a. The deformation of a test specimen that occurs when the UTS is exceeded

8
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1. With regards to tensile testing, what is elongation?

a. It’s the hardness of the metal
b. It’s the yield strength
c. It’s the ultimate yield strength
d. It’s a measure of the ductility of the metal

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d. It’s a measure of the ductility of the metal

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1. What is an extensometer used for in a tensile test?

a. To measure the extension of the test specimen after the test
b. To keep the specimen centered in the jaws
c. To measure the strain during the test
d. To determine the ultimate tensile strength

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c. To measure the strain during the test

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1. In the Charpy test, if the pendulum swings through the specimen almost to its original height, what does this indicate?

a. The specimen is very tough, indicating a clean break
b. The specimen has low tensile strength
c. The specimen has great elongation and ductility
d. The specimen is brittle and has absorbed little energy

A

d. The specimen is brittle and has absorbed little energy

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1. What is the nick break test used for?

a. Revealing internal weld defects
b. Revealing the ductility of aluminum
c. Revealing the strength of different metal types
d. Revealing surface cracks in test specimens

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a. Revealing internal weld defects

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1. CSA W47.1 uses the fillet weld break test to:

a. determine the load required to fracture the test specimen
b. reveal defects such as porosity, penetration or other criteria which would determine whether the test has been passed.
c. evaluate the weld toughness and ductility
d. evaluate the fillet weld size, throat and convexity

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b. reveal defects such as porosity, penetration or other criteria which would determine whether the test has been passed.

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1. What happens to the notch in the Charpy specimen when it is struck by the pendulum?

a. The notch goes into compression, causing an initiation of fracture from the notch
b. Initiation of fracture from the notch is caused by the pendulum setting up a fatigue crack at the notch root
c. The notch goes into a twisGng moment, causing an initiation of torsion forces
d. The notch goes into tension, causing an initiation of fracture from the notch.

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d. The notch goes into tension, causing an initiation of fracture from the notch.

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1. In carrying out the Charpy V-notch test, why is the specimen loaded into the anvil with a pair of special tongs?

a. Because the specimen is extremely hot
b. To facilitate location of the specimen in the machine
c. The specimen may have sharp edges from preparation
d. To keep from contaminating the specimen due to dirty hands or gloves

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b. To facilitate location of the specimen in the machine

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1. When conducting impact tests on welds:

a. one specimen must be tested at each temperature
b. it is most important that the notch is orientated correctly
C. it is not important that the notch is machined from the exact location, only that it is from the weld
d. it is most important that the specimens are machined from the HAZ only

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b. it is most important that the notch is orientated correctly

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1. The Drop Weight test evolved from certain observations. What were these?

a. Fractures in ship steels where initiation occurred from small brittle regions in the weld zone
b. Fractures in armored steels where fracture initiation occurred in blast zones
c. Fractures from slag inclusions in GTAW steel welds
d. Fractures initiated from gross porosity in SMAW steel welds

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a. Fractures in ship steels where initiation occurred from small brittle regions in the weld zone

17
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1. A major advantage of the CTOD fracture mechanics test is?

a. It measures the toughness of the material of interest in joules
b. It does not depend on the type of material tested
c. It can help to assess the significance of flaws within a structure
d. It is independent of the chemical make-up of the material

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c. It can help to assess the significance of flaws within a structure

18
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1. Fatigue failure occurs under:

d. When high ductile materials are loaded in compression

A

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1. When using the fatigue test method, how many tests are usually necessary to get good data?

a. Only one test is required
b. Two tests are sufficient
c. Three tests containing the detail with a notch are required
d. Several tests are generally required to produce sufficient data points

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d. Several tests are generally required to produce sufficient data points

20
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1. What is Creep testing?

a. Creep testing is low-temperature progressive deformation at static loads
b. Creep testing is used to determine the amount of elasticity in steel
c. Creep testing is high-temperature progressive deformation at constant stress
d. Creep testing is used only on non-metallic materials

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c. Creep testing is high-temperature progressive deformation at constant stress

21
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1. What is another name for the most common Proof test method performed on pressure vessels?

a. Hydraulic testing
b. Creep testing
c. Electrostatic testing
d. Hydrostatic testing

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d. Hydrostatic testing

22
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1. A Proof test on a pressure vessel is usually performed using which medium?

a. Nitrogen
b. Air
c. Water
d. Argon

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c. Water

23
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1. Why are bleeder valves used in Proof testing of pressure vessels

a. To keep the air from venting during the filling operation
b. To allow a pressure gauge to be attached to the vessel
c. To permit venting out of air during the filling operation
d. To keep the water inside the vessel

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c. To permit venting out of air during the filling operation

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1. The testing pressures for proof testing are usually called for by a code or by specification. Failing any specific instructions, the test pressure is usually:

a. one and one-half times the maximum working pressure of the vessel
b. one and one-eighth times the minimum working pressure of the vessel
c. two times the maximum working pressure of the vessel
d. the maximum working pressure of the vessel only

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a. one and one-half times the maximum working pressure of the vessel

25
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1. Which code in Canada specifies the requirements for mechanical testing related to structural steel applications?

a. ASME section IX
b. CSA W47.1
c. CSA W47.2
d. CSA W4B.18

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b. CSA W47.1

26
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1. The unit N/mm2 is equal to:

a. Mpa
b. Ksi
c. Psi
d. N/m’

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a. Mpa

27
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1. When we pull a sample in the tensile testing machine, the surface has tension stresses acting on it but also has shear stresses acting on it as well.

a. Yes
b. No

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a. Yes

28
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1. Plastic deformation happens before the yield point.

a. No
b. Yes

A

a. No

29
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1. What other terms do we use for permanent deformation?

a. Permanent set
b. Elastic behavior
c. Extension
d. Modulus of elasticity

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a. Permanent set

30
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1. Transition temperature or transition range temperature refers to impact testing of welds and materials. If the transition temperature for a given weld is minus 20C, this means:

a. that the weld performs well below that temperature
b. that the weld can not perform well below this temperature
c. that the weld would have high ductility below —20 °C
d. that the weld would have low hardness below -20 °C

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b. that the weld can not perform well below this temperature