Test Types © Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd (SMaRT) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swansea University 2012 Procedures & Monitoring Monotonic properties, low and high cycle fatigue (LCF/HCF) and fatigue crack growth can all be evaluated employing in-house procedures based upon British and International standards. Methods of monitoring fatigue deformation and crack development include: Pulsed DC and AC potential drop systems Automated optical records Replication media Bulk strain accumulation (extensometry) and localized plasticity (strain gauges) Static & Fatigue Testing - Procedures & Monitoring The SMaRT route to materials solutions