ASTM WK64984

    Revision of E561 - 15a Standard Test Method for KR Curve Determination

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    Active Standard: E561 - 15a

    Developed by Subcommittee: E08.07 | Committee E08 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK64984


    Keywords

    effective crack extension; fracture mechanics; fracture resistance; fracture toughness; KR ; KR curve; linear elastic; plane stress; plastic zone; standard test method; stress intensity factor;;

    Rationale

    I would like to open a work item to revise ASTM E561 to propose some changes to the precracking requirements. This will be the topic of discussion for our 30 minute time slot at the November meeting.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-31-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Kimberly Maciejewski

    Status:
    Draft Under Development