Features the latest trends in fracture mechanics research from the world's leading scientists and engineers in the field. In addition to a comprehensive four decade review of merging fatigue and fracture mechanics concepts, there are 36 papers that cover the following areas:
General Topics -- 7 papers cover areas ranging from fiber surface treatment and high-temperature equipment tests and analysis procedures,to noninvasive evaluation techniques for pressure vessels used in space programs.
Constraint Effects -- Constraint effects on transition regime and upper shelf fracture toughness of structural alloys are examined in 8 papers.
Technology and Applications of Fatigue -- 4 papers focus on ground vehicle design, railway components and cannon components applications. 3 papers explore numerous types of fatigue behavior.
Weld Applications -- Complexities such as weld in homogeneities, weld/base metal strength mismatch, residual stresses and irregular flaws at welds are discussed in 6 papers.
Fracture Analysis -- 8 papers address computational and experimental analysis of fracture for application to a variety of materials and structural components.
An X-Ray Diffraction Study of Microstructural Deformation Induced by Cyclic Loading of Steels
Fourspring P., Pangborn R.
Progressive Damage and Residual Strength of Notched Composite Laminates: A New Effective Crack Growth Model
Afaghi-Khatibi A., Mai Y., Ye L.
Fracture Toughness Results and Preliminary Analysis for International Cooperative Test Program on Specimens Containing Surface Cracks
Elfer N., Hull D., Munz D., Newman J., Panontin T., Reuter W.
Influence of Pre-strain on Fracture Toughness and Stable Crack Growth in Low Carbon Steels
Aihara S., Miyata T., Tagawa T.
3-D Constraint Effects on Models for Transferability of Cleavage Fracture Toughness
Dodds R., Koppenhoefer K., Ruggieri C.
Estimation of Lower-Bound KJc on Pressure Vessel Steels from Invalid Data
McCabe D., Merkle J.
Fracture of Surface Cracks Loaded in Bending
Chao Y., Reuter W.
Application of Small Specimens to Fracture Mechanics Characterization of Irradiated Pressure Vessel Steels
McCabe D., Sokolov M., Wallin K.
Single Specimen Method for Determining the Master Curve in the Transition
Landes J., Sakalla K.
Analysis of Stable Tearing in a 7.6 mm Thick Aluminum Plate Alloy
Dawicke D., Newman J., Piascik R.
Fatigue Technology in Ground Vehicle Design
Service Load Fatigue Testing of Railway Bogie Components
Dahle T., Marquis G., Solin J.
Development of a Rapid Thermomechanical Fatigue Test Method
Cook T., Huang H.
Stress Concentration, Stress Intensity and Fatigue Lifetime Calculations for Shrink-Fit Compound Tubes Containing Axial Holes Within the Wall
Bond T., Endersby S., Parker A., Underwood J.
Fatigue Analysis of a Vessel Experiencing Pressure Oscillations
Crayon D., O'Hara G., Scalise A., Troiano E., Underwood J.
Fatigue Crack Growth in the Highly Plastic Regime
Baik Y., Kim K.
Fracture Initiation by Local Brittle Zones in Weldments of Quenched and Tempered Structural Alloy Steel Plate
Kenney K., Matlock D., Reemsnyder H., Reuter W.
Effect of Weld Metal Mismatch on Joint Efficiency and Measured Fracture Toughness
Malik L., Morrison J., Yee R.
Inference Equations for Fracture Toughness Testing: Numerical Analysis and Experimental Verification
Kirk M., Reemsnyder H., Wang Y.
Fracture Assessment of Weld Material From a Full-Thickness Clad RPV Shell Segment
Bass B., Keeney J., McAfee W.
Incorporation of Residual Stress Effects into Fracture Assessments Via the Finite Element Method
Kirk M., McGaughy T., Michaleris P., Mohr W.
Analysis of Unclad and Sub-Clad Semi-Elliptical Flaws in Pressure Vessel Steels
Irizarry-Quiñones H., Macdonald B., McAfee W.
Predicting Fracture Behavior of Aluminum Alloys
Chang A., Cordes J.
Hydrogen Induced Cracking Tests of High Strength Steels and Nickel-Iron Base Alloys Using the Bolt-Loaded Specimen
Crayon D., Sage T., Tauscher S., Troiano E., Underwood J., Vigilante G.
Computer Simulation of Fast Crack Propagation and Arrest in Steel Plate with Temperature Gradient Based on Local Fracture Stress Criterion
Aihara S., Machida S., Yoshinari H.
K3D — A Program for Determining Stress Intensity Factors of Surface and Corner Cracks from a Hole
Newman J., Sutton M., Zhao W.
Finite Element Analysis on the Fracture of Rubber Toughened Polymer Blends
Mai Y., Wu J., Wu Y.
Paper ID: STP1321-EB