When entering intensity data values in the Subject Saturation Curve Solver spreadsheet, all uncorrected arc heights are automatically corrected (.77 factor applied). Boeing spec BAC5730-2 Section 8.5b.(4) states "The arc height of a strip peened in a magnetic holder must be multiplied by 0.77 to obtain a corrected Almen intensity for all arc heights greater than 0.005A". In order to make the Peen Solver work correctly, intensities < .005 have to be artificially increased sufficiently such that application of the .77 factor corrects these increased values back to the original uncorrected value.
Am I using the program incorrectly or not utilizing a feature designed to deal with this?