STP982

    Mechanics of Fatigue Crack Closure

    Newman JC, Elber W
    Published: 1988


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    Covers fatigue crack closure from materials characterization to practical application in industry. Peer reviewed papers provide information and experiences on new crack-closure measurement techniques, advanced crack-closure analysis methods, and practical applications of the crack-closure concept to predict crack-propagation lives of aerospace and automotive components under complex load histories.


    Table of Contents

    Introduction
    Newman J.

    Summary
    Elber W., Newman J.

    Fatigue Crack Closure: Observations and Technical Significance
    Schijve J.

    On Crack Closure in Fatigue Crack Growth
    McEvily A.

    Plasticity Induced Fatigue Crack Closure
    Davidson D.

    Overview of Crack Closure at Near-Threshold Fatigue Crack Growth Levels
    Liaw P.

    On the Role of Crack Closure Mechanisms in Influencing Fatigue Crack Growth Following Tensile Overloads in a Titanium Alloy: Near Threshold Versus Higher ΔK Behavior
    Ritchie R., Ward-Close C.

    The Effect of Test Frequency and Geometric Asperities on Crack Closure Mechanisms
    Gerberich W., Sheth J.

    The Dependence of Crack Closure on Fatigue Loading Variables
    Davidson D., Hudak S.

    Crack Closure: Correlation and Confusion
    Hertzberg R., Jaccard R., Newton C.

    Crack-Closure Effects on the Growth of Small Surface Cracks in Titanium-Aluminum Alloys
    Larsen J., Thompson A., Williams J.

    A Comparison of Measurement Methods and Numerical Procedures for the Experimental Characterization of Fatigue Crack Closure
    Allison J., Ku R., Pompetzki M.

    Effects of Load History and Specimen Geometry on Fatigue Crack Closure Measurements
    Ashbaugh N.

    Comparison of Methods for Measuring Fatigue Crack Closure in a Thick Specimen
    Grandt A., Ray S.

    A Method for Determining Crack Opening Load from Load-Displacement Data
    Carman C., Hillberry B., Turner C.

    A Procedure for Standardizing Crack Closure Levels
    Donald J.

    A Statistical Approach to Crack Closure Determination
    Kirk M., Roberson L.

    Determination of Crack Opening Load by Use of Threshold Behavior
    Bachmann V., Döker H.

    Crack Closure Behavior of Surface Cracks Under Pure Bending
    Foroughi R., Radon J.

    Closure Measurements on Short Fatigue Cracks
    Lee J., Sharpe W.

    Closure Behavior of Small Cracks Under High Strain Fatigue Histories
    McClung R., Sehitoglu H.

    Development of Fatigue Crack Closure with the Extension of Long and Short Cracks in Aluminum Alloy 2124: A Comparison of Experimental and Numerical Results
    Blom A., Holm D., Ritchie R., Yu W.

    Analysis of Crack Closure Under Plane Strain Conditions
    Fleck N., Newman J.

    Fatigue Crack Closure Outside a Small-Scale Yielding Regime
    Lalor P., Sehitoglu H.

    An Analytical Investigation of Plasticity Induced Closure Involving Short Cracks
    Bednarz E., Nicholas T., Palazotto A.

    Correlation Between Numerically Predicted Crack Opening Load and Measured Load History Dependent Crack Growth Threshold
    Anquez L., Baudin G.

    Three-Dimensional Finite-Element Simulation of Fatigue Crack Growth and Closure
    Chermahini R., Newman J., Shivakumar K.

    Predictions of Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior Using a Crack Closure Ligament Model
    Keyvanfar F., Nelson D.

    Analysis of Crack Opening Behavior by Application of a Discretized Strip Yield Model
    de Koning A., Liefting G.

    Analysis of Fatigue Crack Closure Caused by Asperities Using the Modified Dugdale Model
    Kobayashi H., Nakamura H.

    Analytical and Experimental Study of Crack Closure Behavior Based on an S-Shaped Unloading Curve
    Chen D., Nisitani H.

    A Simple Crack Closure Model for Predicting Fatigue Crack Growth Under Flight Simulation Loading
    Aliaga D., Davy A., Schaff H.

    The Influence of Crack Closure on Fatigue Crack Growth Thresholds in 2024-T3 Aluminum Alloy
    Phillips E.

    Correlation of Fatigue Crack Growth Data Obtained at Different Stress Ratios
    Booth G., Maddox S.

    Fatigue Crack Closure Behavior at High Stress Ratios
    Carman C., Hillberry B., Turner C.

    Using Acoustic Waves for the Characterization of Closed Fatigue Cracks
    Buck O., Rehbein D., Thompson R.

    The Effect of Closure on the Near-Threshold Fatigue Crack Propagation Rates of a Nickel Base Superalloy
    Nicholas T., Zawada L.

    Influence of Fatigue Crack Wake Length and State of Stress on Crack Closure
    Fisher D., Telesman J.

    Influence of Some Mechanical Parameters on the Crack Closure Effect in Fatigue Crack Propagation in Aluminum Alloys
    Bathias C., Clerivet A.

    Three-Dimensional Aspects of Fatigue Crack Closure in Surface Flaws in Polymethylmethacrylate Material
    Grandt A., Nicholas T., Troha W.

    Effects of Closure on the Fatigue Crack Growth of Small Surface Cracks in a High-Strength Titanium Alloy
    Jira J., Larsen J., Nicholas T., Weerasooriya T.

    Author Index

    Subject Index


    Committee: E08

    Paper ID: STP982-EB

    DOI: 10.1520/STP982-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5052-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0996-4

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