ASTM WK20692

    Work Item: ASTM WK20692 - Revision of E1820 - 08 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness

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    Active Standard: E1820 - 13

    Developed by Subcommittee: E08.07 | Committee E08 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    Revise the E1820 document Annex A1 to incorporate these revisions as shown on the next two pages, and the ballot item consists of replacing the corresponding sections of the existing E1820 with the marked up text provided here.


    crack initiation; crack-tip opening displacement; CTOD; ductile fracture; elastic-plastic fracture toughness; fracture instability; J-integral; KIc; plane-strain fracture toughness; resistance curve; stable crack growth; Crack-tip opening displacement (CTOD); Ductile fracture; Elastic-plastic fracture toughness; Fracture testing--metals/alloys; Fracture toughness (KIc); Load-displacement testing; Plane-strain testing;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    James Joyce


    E08 (08-02)

    Ballot Item Approved