Volume 1, Issue 1 (January 2004)

    Transition Toughness Modeling of Steels Since RKR

    (Received 27 August 2002; accepted 19 August 2003)

    Published Online: 2004

    CODEN: JAIOAD

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    Abstract

    In this paper we trace the development of transition fracture toughness models from the landmark paper of Ritchie, Knott, and Rice in 1973 up through the current day. While such models have become considerably more sophisticated since 1973, none have achieved the goal of blindly predicting fracture toughness data. In this paper we suggest one possible way to obtain such a predictive model.


    Author Information:

    Kirk, MT
    Senior Materials Engineer, United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD

    Natishan, MAE
    President, Phoenix Engineering Associates, Inc., Sykesville, MD

    Wagenhofer, M
    Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD


    Stock #: JAI10611

    ISSN: 1546-962X

    DOI: 10.1520/JAI10611

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    Title Transition Toughness Modeling of Steels Since RKR
    Symposium Predictive Materials Modeling: Combining Fundamental Physics Understanding, Computational Methods, 2001-11-09
    Committee E08