Advances in Fatigue Crack Closure Measurement and Analysis: Second Volume

    McClung RC, Newman JC
    Published: 1999

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    STP 1343 features 28 peer-reviewed papers addressing development in fatigue crack growth (FTG) and fatigue life management. Worldwide leaders in the field provide their latest findings in five major areas:

    Fundamental Studies -- answers basic questions about plasticity-induced crack closure and the adequacy of closure concepts in a wide range of growth behaviors.

    Experimental Characterization of Closure -- examines one of the most active topics in closure studies. Included are experimental methods of measuring and analyzing crack opening levels and the correct way to incorporate closure information into the effective value of the stress intensity factor range.

    Load History Effects -- addresses perhaps the most useful application of the crack closure concept, which has been to develop life prediction methods accounting for retardation and acceleration effects under variable-amplitude and spectrum loading methods.

    Surface Roughness Effects -- explores how roughness interacts with plasticity-induced closure to affect crack growth rates. Several authors address this issue by developing models that include both effects.

    Closure Effects on Crack Behavior -- investigates how fatigue crack closure, as an intrinsic feature of growing fatigue cracks, can have an influence on many different aspects of crack growth.

    Organized according to the particular class of closure and including a variety of both experimental and analytical/numerical techniques, STP 1343 is an invaluable resource for all FTG experts.

    Table of Contents

    On the ΔKeff Concept: An Investigation by Means of a Discrete Dislocation Model
    Pippan R., Riemelmoser F.

    Analysis of Fatigue Crack Growth in Terms of Crack Closure and Energy
    Ranganathan N.

    Measurability of Crack Closure
    Bichler C., Pippan R., Riemelmoser F.

    Separating the Influence of Kmax from Closure-Related Stress Ratio Effects Using the Adjusted Compliance Ratio Technique
    Bray G., Donald J.

    Analysis of the Second ASTM Round-Robin Program on Opening-Load Measurement Using the Adjusted Compliance Ratio Technique
    Donald J., Phillips E.

    Evaluation of the Adjusted Compliance Ratio Technique for Measuring Crack Closure in Ti-6A1-4V
    Graham S., Tregoning R., Zhang X.

    Near-Tip and Remote Characterization of Plasticity-Induced Fatigue Crack Closure
    Davidson D., McClung R.

    An Evaluation of Plasticity-Induced Crack Closure Concept and Measurement Methods
    Newman J.

    Local Crack Closure Measurements: Development of a Measurement System Using Computer Vision and a Far-Field Microscope
    Helm J., McNeill S., Piascik R., Riddell W., Sutton M., Zhao W.

    Determining Fatigue Crack Opening Loads from Near-Crack-Tip Displacement Measurements
    Helm J., McNeill S., Piascik R., Riddell W., Sutton M., Zhao W.

    Experimental Determination of Crack Closure by the Cut Compliance Technique
    Schindler H.

    Direct Observation of the Residual Plastic Deformation Caused by a Single Tensile Overload
    Bichler C., Pippan R.

    Description of Load Interaction Effects by the ΔKeff Concept
    Lang M.

    Role of Crack Closure Mechanisms on Fatigue Crack Growth of Ti-62222 Under Constant-Amplitude and Transient Loading at —54, 25, and 175°C
    Berge S., Cousins C., Lemm D., Liknes H., Stephens R.

    Effect of Load Excursions and Specimen Thickness on Crack Closure Measurements
    McMaster F., Smith D.

    Fatigue Crack Growth and Crack Closure Behavior of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Under Variable-Amplitude Loadings
    Jono M., Sugeta A., Uematsu Y.

    Effects of Thickness on Plasticity-Induced Fatigue Crack Closure: Analysis and Experiment
    Chan K., Hsu C., Yu J.

    Effect of Periodic Compressive Overstrain Excursions on Crack Closure and Crack Growth Rates of Short Fatigue Cracks—Measurements and Modeling
    Topper T., Varvani-Farahani A.

    Measurement of Fatigue Crack Closure for Negative Stress Ratio
    de Freitas M., Domingos C., Romeiro F.

    Simulation of Fatigue Crack Closure Behavior Under Variable-Amplitude Loading by a 2D Finite Element Analysis Based on the Most Appropriate Mesh Size Concept
    Park S., Song J.

    A Comparison of Two Total Fatigue Life Prediction Methods
    Chen N., Lawrence F.

    Contact of Nonflat Crack Surfaces During Fatigue
    Garcia A., Sehitoglu H.

    Synergetic Effects of Fatigue Crack Closure Mechanisms
    Janssen M., van Soest T., Zuidema J.

    Evaluating The Influence of Plasticity-Induced Closure on Surface Flaw Shape Evolution Under Cyclic Loading Using a Modified Strip-Yield Model
    Daniewicz S.

    A Unified Elastic-Plastic Model for Fatigue Crack Growth at Notches Including Crack Closure Effects
    Dankert M., Greuling S., Seeger T.

    A Displacement-Based Method for Predicting Plasticity-Induced Fatigue Crack Closure
    Pawlik M., Saff C.

    Role of Fatigue Crack Closure Stresses in Hydrogen-Assisted Cracking
    Kharin V., Toribio J.

    Description of Crack Growth Using the Strip-Yield Model for Computation of Crack Opening Loads, Crack Tip Stretch, and Strain Rates
    de Koning A., Henriksen T., ten Hoeve H.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1343-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5397-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2611-4

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