Tensile Tests under Monotonic Loading on AISI304 016

Figure 2 shows the apparatus equipment for the quasi-static tensile tests under elongation control.

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The load-transducer displacement is reported for three analogous specimens in Figure 3. The end of the horizontal line of the graphs (about 20 mm) is due to the limited (20 mm) maximum elongation of the displacement transducer and not to the final stage of the stainless steel bar specimen.