STP432

    A Review of Factors Influencing the Crack Tolerance of Titanium Alloys

    Published: Jan 1968


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    Abstract

    The paper reviews a number of factors which influence the crack tolerance of titanium alloys, particularly those which are generally encountered in the application of titanium alloys to aerospace hardware. Among these factors are cryogenic temperatures, heat treatment, interstitial element content, elevated temperature exposure, cold working, and aggressive environments. In addition a discussion of plane strain fracture toughness data for titanium alloys is given.

    Keywords:

    fracture toughness, fracture mechanics, crack propagation, fracturing, titanium alloys


    Author Information:

    Shannon, JL
    personal member, NASA Lewis Research CenterASTM, Cleveland, Ohio

    Brown, WF
    personal member, NASA Lewis Research CenterASTM, Cleveland, Ohio


    Paper ID: STP33618S

    Committee/Subcommittee: B10.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33618S


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