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Review of methods for evaluating residual stress levels and distributions. D.J. Buttle. Offshore Tech. Rept., OTH-482, Appendix publ'd 1997, Health Safety Exec., HSE Books, numerous tables, 39 pages. (ISBN--07176--2411--0).

This appendix is incorporated in the Offshore Tech. Rept., OTH-482. A review is presented of all available techniques for residual stress measurement --- destructive, semidestructive, nondestructive and numerical and their potential for offshore use is assessed. The techniques are described in detail and their definition and performance are summarized in tables. A comprehensive bibliography comprising 117 references is included.

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