Volume 15, Issue 5 (September 1987)

    A Simple Method for Fatigue Precracking Specimens for Fracture Mechanics Tests

    (Received 30 June 1986; accepted 5 December 1986)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    The most time-consuming part of fracture mechanics testing is often the fatigue precracking of test specimens. This technical note describes the design and operation of a newly developed simple machine for precracking compact and bend specimens by a quick and inexpensive method.


    Author Information:

    Herrera, R
    CONICET, Division Soldadura, INTEMA, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata,

    Mejias, HD
    CONICET, Division Soldadura, INTEMA, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata,

    Stocchi, EA
    CONICET, Division Soldadura, INTEMA, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata,

    de Vedia, LA
    CIC, Escuela de Soldadura, CONARCO, Buenos Aires,


    Stock #: JTE11024J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11024J

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    Title A Simple Method for Fatigue Precracking Specimens for Fracture Mechanics Tests
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    Committee E08