Innovative Testing Methods on Specimen and Component Level

  • Falk Odermann
  • Tobias Wille
Part of the Research Topics in Aerospace book series (RTA)


In general, tests can be divided into four categories: parameter estimation (e.g. material strength), phenomenological investigation, validation and qualification. According to this classification tests are carried out on a structural or component level and on a coupon level. For structural testing a Buckling Test Facility, a Variable Component Test Facility and a thermo-mechanical test field are described. Furthermore, information is given on specimen level tests with devices for standard test machines: Stringer Pull-off Device and 3D-Biax Device.


Test Facility Test Device Servo Valve Angle Plate Digital Image Correlation System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive SystemsBraunschweigGermany

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