STP918

    Case Histories Involving Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics

    Hudson CM, Rich TP
    Published: 1986


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    STP 918 is a collection of 22 papers in a case history format. The purpose of this book is to describe the use of fracture mechanics in predicting the behavior of cracked structures and in analyzing failed structures.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    Summary

    Use of Material Characterization to Complement Fracture Mechanics in the Analysis of Two Pressure Vessels for Further Service in a Hydrogenating High-Temperature Process

    Cracking at Nozzle Corners in the Nuclear Pressure Vessel Industry

    A Pressure Vessel Hatch Cover Failure: A Design Analysis

    Fracture Analysis of Propane Tank Explosion

    Analysis of the Unstable Fracture of a Reactor Pressure Tube Using Fracture Toughness Mapping

    Choosing a Steel for Hydroelectric Penstocks

    Applied Fracture Mechanics for Assessing Defect Significance in a Crude Oil Pipeline

    Observations, Predictions, and Prevention of Fatigue Cracking in Offshore Structures

    Failure Analysis of a Large Wind Tunnel Compressor Blade

    Analysis of a compressor-Wheel Failure

    Preventing Fracture By Inspection and Analysis

    Fatigue Crack Growth Predictions of Welded Aircraft Structures Containing Flaws in the Residual Stress Field

    Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics Analysis of Compression Loaded Aircraft Structure

    Fracture of an Aircraft Horizontal Stabilizer

    Fatigue Life Analysis of Fuel Tank Skins Under Combined Loads

    Aircraft Structural Maintenance Recommendations Based on Fracture Mechanics Analysis

    Analysis of Two Metal-Forming Die Failures

    Analysis of a Failed Saw Arbor

    Role of Fracture Mechanics in Assessing the Effect on Fatigue Life of Design Changes in Welded Fabrications

    Fatigue Crack Growth and Crack Arrest in the Nails Used for Intramedullary Fixation of Femur Fractures

    Failure Analysis of a Total Hip Femoral Component: A Fracture Mechanics Approach

    The Markham Mine Disaster

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP918-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4983-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0485-3

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    0-8031-0485-5
    978-0-8031-0485-3
    STP918-EB