Brinell test

Bri.nell test
[brin'el test] n Met ensaio de Brinell.

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  • Brinell test — [bri nel′] n. 〚after J. A. Brinell (1849 1925), Swed engineer〛 a test for determining the relative hardness (Brinell hardness) of a metal by measuring the diameter of the indentation made when a hardened steel ball is forced into the metal under… …   Universalium

  • Brinell test — [bri nel′] n. [after J. A. Brinell (1849 1925), Swed engineer] a test for determining the relative hardness (Brinell hardness) of a metal by measuring the diameter of the indentation made when a hardened steel ball is forced into the metal under… …   English World dictionary

  • brinell test — noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after J.A.Brinell : the test to determine Brinell hardness * * * Brinell test, the test for the hardness of metal, determining its Brinell number …   Useful english dictionary

  • brinell — ● brinell nom masculin (de J. A. Brinell, nom propre) Machine servant aux essais de dureté des métaux. Essai de dureté des métaux ou alliages. Nombre caractérisant la dureté des métaux. ● brinell (synonymes) nom masculin (de J. A. Brinell, nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brinell, Johann August — SUBJECT AREA: Metallurgy [br] b. 1849 Småland, Sweden d. 17 November 1925 Stockholm, Sweden [br] Swedish metallurgist, inventor of the well known method of hardness measurement which uses a steel ball indenter. [br] Brinell graduated as an… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Brinell hardness number — Metall. a rating obtained from a test (Brinell test) to determine the hardness of a metal by pressing a steel ball of a standard size into the metal using a standard force. Also called Brinell number. Abbr.: Bhn [named after J.A. Brinell (1849… …   Universalium

  • Brinell hardness number — Metall. a rating obtained from a test (Brinell test) to determine the hardness of a metal by pressing a steel ball of a standard size into the metal using a standard force. Also called Brinell number. Abbr.: Bhn [named after J.A. Brinell (1849… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brinell hardness — (HB or BHN)    a measure of the hardness of a metal introduced by J. A. Brinell in 1900.    In the Brinell test (generally used for metals of uniform hardness), a hard object such as a steel ball is pressed into the material being tested. The… …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Brinell hardness number — Bri•nell′ hard′ness num ber [[t]brɪˈnɛl[/t]] n. mel a rating obtained from a test(Brinell′ test )to determine the hardness of a metal by pressing a steel ball of a standard size into the metal using a standard force. Abbr.: Bhn • Etymology: after …   From formal English to slang

  • Brinell hardness test — Brinell hardness test. См. Испытания твердости по Бринеллю. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Brinell scale — The Brinell scale characterizes the indentation hardness of materials through the scale of penetration of an indenter, loaded on a material test piece. It is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science.Proposed by Swedish engineer …   Wikipedia


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