Analysis of Radially Cracked Ring Segments Subject to Forces and Couples

    Published: Jan 1977

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    Results of planar boundary collocation analysis are given for ring segment (C-shaped) specimens with radial cracks, subjected to combined forces and couples. Mode I stress intensity factors and crack mouth opening displacements were determined for ratios of outer to inner radius in the range 1.1 to 2.5 and ratios of crack length to segment width in the range 0.1 to 0.8.


    fracture properties, crack propagation, stress analysis, stresses, strains, displacement

    Author Information:

    Gross, B
    Materials engineer, NASA-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    Srawley, JE
    Head, NASA-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP28699S

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