Relationships between Almen Strip Thickness and Arc Heights

Author:  Dr. David Kirk, Coventry University, U.K.
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 16 / Issue 4, Winter 2003
Doc ID:  2003068
Year of Publication:  2003
Introduction When clamped Almen strips are being peened, a complex curvature is introduced (see Fig 1) where the vertical scale has been deliberately exaggerated. 'Curvature' is defined as 1/R where R is the radius of a curved surface. The maximum as-clamped deflection is shown as h.

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