STP463

    Commentary on Present Practice

    Published: Jan 1970


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF (472K) 33 $25   ADD TO CART
    Complete Source PDF (5.6M) 33 $84   ADD TO CART


    Abstract

    Emphasis on specimen size requirements and attempts to correlate KIc with simpler mechanical test results because these are areas of considerable controversy among those engaged in plane strain fracture toughness testing are presented. Problem areas in connection with plane strain fracture toughness testing indicate that the Tentative Method of Test for Plane Strain Fracture Toughness of Metallic Materials (E 399-70 T) may need revision before being advanced to a Standard and that additional experimental data are needed in order to make a judgment concerning the need for revision.

    Keywords:

    fractures (materials), toughness, fracture strength, plane strain fracture toughness, tests


    Author Information:

    Brown, WF
    ChiefheadPersonal members, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research CenterASTM, Cleveland, Ohio

    Srawley, JE
    ChiefheadPersonal members, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research CenterASTM, Cleveland, Ohio


    Paper ID: STP33669S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E08.08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP33669S


    CrossRef ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.