Pages: 2 Published: Jan 2005
THE CLEVIS DESIGNS OF FIGS. 10 AND 11 ARE ALSO SUITABLE FOR pre-cracking compact specimens, but instead of using ultra high strength steels, use high strength steels with yield strengths in the range of 100-140 ksi. These steels are less sensitive to fatigue crack initiation at sharp corners.
Paper ID: MNL10615M