- ASTM E140, 2012B Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Hardness Conversion Tables for Metals Relationship Among Brinell Hardness, Vickers Hardness, Rockwell Hardness, Superficial Hardness, Knoop Hardness, Scleroscope Hardness, and Leeb Hardness
- ASTM E399, 2012 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Linear-Elastic Plane-Strain Fracture Toughness K IC of Metallic Materials
- ASTM E647, 2013 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fatigue Crack Growth Rates
- ASTM E740, 2003 Edition with an Editorial Correction (FYI: Reaffirmed in 2010), Standard Practice for Fracture Testing with Surface-Crack Tension Specimens
- ASTM E1221, 2012A Edition, Standard Test Method for Determining Plane-Strain Crack-Arrest Fracture Toughness, KLA, of Ferritic Steels
- ASTM E1457, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Measurement of Creep Crack Growth Times in Metals
- ASTM E1820, 2011 Edition with an Editorial Correction, Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
- ASTM E2248, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Impact Testing of Miniaturized Charpy V-Notch Specimens
- ASTM E2298, 2013 Edition, Standard Test Method for Instrumented Impact Testing of Metallic Materials
- ISO 377, 3rd Edition, Steel and steel products - Location and preparation of samples and test pieces for mechanical testing
- ISO 9513, Technical Corrigendum for the 3rd Edition, Metallic materials - Calibration of extensometer systems used in uniaxial testing
- ISO 12110-1, 1st Edition, Metallic materials - Fatigue testing - Variable amplitude fatigue testing - Part 1: General principles, test method and reporting requirements
- ISO 12110-2, 1st Edition, Metallic materials - Fatigue testing - Variable amplitude fatigue testing - Part 2: Cycle counting and related data reduction methods
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