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caustics

strong alkaline chemicals, such as hydrofluoric acid, that destroy soft body tissues, resulting in deep penetrating burns and corrosion of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes on contact. Caustics are usually the hydroxides of light metals. Exposure may be by inhalation or ingestion. Treatment of exposure to these agents involves irrigation of exposed areas and neutralization of the substance.
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Beerstone is more effectively removed by acid than caustic, so the acid-detergent combination better removes and prevents beerstone from returning.
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We now turn to the experimental determination of the J integral using the method of caustics.
The specimen and loading attachments were placed on a table model Instron test frame; for the implementation of the method of reflected caustics, the test frame was placed next to an optical table.
The measured caustics can be interpreted either in terms of the linear analysis (using Eq 5) indicating the imposition of a K-dominant field near the crack tip or in terms of a nonlinear analysis (using Eq 8) indicating the assumptions of a J-dominant (HRR) field near the crack tip.
For the case of ductile crack growth, the feasibility of measuring the d integral using the optical method of reflected caustics was examined.
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