Plate compressive strength of FS-1H magnesium-alloy sheet and a maximum-strength formula for magnesium-alloy and aluminum-alloy formed sections

George L. Gallaher
naca-tn-1714
Oct 1948


The plate compressive strength of FS 1h magnesium-alloy sheet was determined from local-instability tests of formed Z-section columns. The critical compressive stress was found to correlate well with the compressive stress-strain curve for the material.

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