STP1329

    Small Specimen Test Techniques

    Corwin WR, Rosinski ST, van Walle E
    Published: 1998


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    Features a global review of state-of-the-art research in miniature specimen testing. This comprehensive volume includes 38 peer-reviewed papers from an international collection of experts in the field and covers the following areas:

    • International testing program evaluation to compare miniature specimen testing results and investigate the impact of testing variables on component behavior predictions

    • Innovative methods for obtaining and applying data from small specimens

    • Improved correlation methods with standard-size specimens and test techniques

    • The impact of numerous crucial parameters on the reconstitution process, including such areas as welding technique, insert size and specimen orientation

    • Ways to correct and utilize measurements made using very small fracture toughness specimens

    • The use of small fatigue-precracked round bars to measure pressure vessel materials fracture toughness

    • Improvements and innovations in punch and disk testing techniques.

    An important resource for materials testing engineers, fracture mechanics experts, nuclear engineers, researchers in engineering of structural components, and metallurgists.


    Table of Contents

    ASTM Cross-Comparison Exercise on Determination of Material Properties Through Miniature Sample Testing
    Corwin W., Rosinski S.

    Sub-Size Impact Testing: CISE Experience and the Activity of the ESIS TC5 Sub-Committee
    Lucon E.

    Comparison of Results of Instrumented Charpy- and Mini-Charpy Tests with Different RPV-Steels
    Böhme W., Schmitt W.

    Fracture Toughness Evaluation From Instrumented Sub-Size Charpy-Type Tests
    Schindler H., Veidt M.

    Characterization of Ductile Fracture Toughness Based on Subsized Charpy and Tensile Test Results
    Böhme W., Oeser S., Schmitt W., Stöckl H., Talja H.

    Effects of Ligament Size and Tensile Properties on the Fracture of Pressure Vessel Materials Under Impact Loading
    Hamilton M., Kumar A., Sidener S.

    Instrumented Impact Testing of Subsize Charpy V-Notch Specimens
    Gregor M., Kalthoff J.

    Dependence of Ductile-Brittle Transition Behavior on the Size of Charpy Specimen and The Location Of V-Notch in the Haz of Welded A533B PVS
    Jincho M., Kimura A., Matsui H., Suzuki T.

    Analysis of Procedures for the Determination of the Yield Force (Fgy) for Instrumented Sub-Sized Charpy-V Specimens
    Taylor H.

    Fracture Toughness Testing of Small and Standard Bending Specimens
    Kalkhof D., Krompholz K.

    The Actual Properties of WWER-440 Reactor Pressure Vessel Materials Obtained by Impact Tests of Subsize Specimens Fabricated out of Samples Taken from the RPV
    Korolev Y., Kryukov A., Langer R., Leitz C., Nikolaev Y., Platonov P., Rieg C., Shtrombakh Y.

    Small Specimen Testing Applied at Surveillance Extension
    Czoboly E., Gillemot F., Oszwald F.

    Fracture Toughness Test on Precracked Charpy Specimens in The Transition Range for Linde 80 Weld Metals
    Hour K., Yoon K.

    The Applicability of Small and Ultra-Small Fracture Toughness Specimens for Material Characterization
    Planman T., Valo M., Wallin K.

    Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Transition Regime Using Small Size Samples
    Chaouadi R.

    Use of Precracked Charpy and Smaller Specimens to Establish the Master Curve
    Davidov Y., McCabe D., Nanstad R., Sokolov M.

    On the Utilization of High Rate Pre-Cracked Charpy Test Results and the Master Curve to Obtain Accurate Lower Bound Toughness Predictions in the Ductile-to-Brittle Transition
    Joyce J.

    Characterization by Notched and Precracked Charpy Tests of the in-Service Degradation of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel Fracture Toughness
    Fabry A.

    Developing Fracture Assessment Methods for Fusion Reactor Materials with Small Specimens
    Donahue E., Edsinger K., Lucas G., Odette G.

    Using Small Cracked Round Bars to Measure the Fracture Toughness of a Pressure Vessel Steel Weldment: A Feasibility Study
    Alexander D., Corwin W., Crocker J., Giovanola J., Klopp R., Nanstad R.

    Estimation of Fracture Toughness Values for Titanium Alloy Using Small Centre Notched Round Specimens
    Burns M., Sarchamy D.

    Fracture Toughness Derived from Small Circumferentially Cracked Bars
    Chaouadi R., Scibetta M.

    Critical Analysis of Results from the ASTM Round-Robin on Reconstitution
    Nanstad R., Onizawa K., Pavinich W., Sokolov M., van Walle E.

    Comparison of Compact, Reconstituted and Subsize Charpy Specimens
    Hofmann G., Keim E., Langer R.

    Specimen Reconstitution Technique and Verification Testing for Charpy Size SENB Specimens
    Boehmert J., Viehrig H.

    The Effects of the Configuration of a Weld-reconstituted Compact Tension Specimen on Fracture Toughness Determination
    De Backer F., Gutiérnez-Solana F.

    Reconstitution of Sub Charpy-size V-notched and Pre-Cracked Specimens
    Valo M.

    Reconstitution of Fracture Toughness Specimen for Surveillance Test
    Iida M., Kawaguchi S., Tomimatsu M.

    Reconstitution of Charpy Impact Specimens by Surface Activated Joining
    Fukaya K., Kaihara S., Nakamura T., Nishiyama Y., Onizawa K., Sato A., Suzuki M., Yoshida K.

    Microspecimen Tensile Tests of A533-B Steel
    Danley D., LaVan D., Sharpe W.

    Evaluation of the Fracture Toughness of a C-MN Steel Using Small Notched Tensile Specimens
    Carassou S., Marini B., Soulat P., Wident P.

    Miniature Shear Punch Test with On-Line Acoustic Emission Monitoring for Assessment of Mechanical Properties
    Hotta S., Kasiviswanathan K., Mukhopadhyay C., Raj B.

    The Use of a Small Punch Test Procedure to Determine Mechanical Properties
    Donner A., Lee W., Lepik O., Metzger D.

    Fracture and Tensile Properties of ASTM Cross-Comparison Exercise A 533B Steel by Small Punch Testing
    Foulds J., Jewett C., Srivastav S., Wu M.

    Effect of Specimen Thickness on the Tensile Deformation Properties of SA508 Cl.3 Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel
    Byun T., Chi S., Hong J., Kim J.

    The Prediction of Fracture Toughness Properties from 3MM Diameter Punch Discs
    Dutton J., Geary W.

    Evaluation of Ductility of Zircaloy-2 Materials Using a Small Ellipsoidal-Shaped Punch
    Fong R., Fraser C.

    The use of Shear Punch Testing to Clarify the Consequences of Helium Production in the Deformation of Isotopically Tailored Ferritic Alloys
    Gelles D., Hamilton M., Hankin G.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: E10

    Paper ID: STP1329-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1329-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5565-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2476-9

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