The Development of a Transportable X-Ray Diffractometer for Measurement of Stress

  • D. Lonsdale
  • P. Doig


This paper describes the design and construction of a transportable X-ray diffractometer system for the measurement of stress on large components•


Residual Stress Post Weld Heat Treatment Proportional Counter Transition Joint Bragg Diffraction Angle 
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© Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Lonsdale
    • 1
  • P. Doig
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Electricity Generating Board, Operational Engineering DivisionScientific and Technical BranchGravesend, KentUK

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