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    Fracture Mechanics: Perspectives and Directions (Twentieth Symposium)

    Wei RP, Gangloff RP
    Published: 1989

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    Provides overviews of the major developments in fracture mechanics and associated applications over the past 20 years, and highlights directions for future developments and applications. 6 major sections include:

    • Analytical Fracture Mechanics

    • Nonlinear and Time Dependent Fracture Mechanics

    • Microstructure and Micro mechanical Modeling

    • Fatigue Crack Propagation

    • Environmentally Assisted Cracking

    • Fracture Mechanics of Nonmetals and New Frontiers.

    Table of Contents


    Fracture Mechanics in Two Decades

    Weight Function Theory for Three-Dimensional Elastic Crack Analysis

    Softening Due to Void Nucleation in Metals

    Results on the Influence of Crack-Tip Plasticity During Dynamic Crack Growth

    Creep Crack Growth

    The Role of Heterogeneities in Fracture

    Mechanics and Micromechanics of Fatigue Crack Propagation

    Microstructure and the Fracture Mechanics of Fatigue Crack Propagation

    Microchemistry and Mechanics Issues in Stress Corrosion Cracking

    Environmentally Assisted Crack Growth in Structural Alloys: Perspectives and New Directions

    The New High-Toughness Ceramics

    Stress-Intensity Factors for Small Surface and Corner Cracks in Plates

    Intersection of Surface Flaws with Free Surfaces: An Experimental Study

    An Efficient Finite-Element Evaluation of Explicit Weight Functions for Mixed-Mode Cracks in an Orthotropic Material

    Automated Generation of Influence Functions for Planar Crack Problems

    Fracture Toughness in the Transition Regime for A533B Steel: Prediction of Large Specimen Results from Small Specimen Tests

    Plastic Collapse in Part-Wall Flaws in Plates

    A Comparison of Crack-Tip Opening Displacement Ductile Instability Analyses

    Effect of Void Nucleation on Fracture Toughness of High-Strength Austenitic Steels

    Dynamic Brittle Fracture Analysis Based on Continuum Damage Mechanics

    Effect of Loading Rate and Thermal Aging on the Fracture Toughness of Stainless-Steel Alloys

    Fatigue Crack Growth Under Combined Mode I and Mode II Loading

    On the Influence of Crack Plane Orientation in Fatigue Crack Propagation and Catastrophic Failure

    Fracture Mechanics Model of Fatigue Crack Closure in Steel

    A Finite-Element Investigation of Viscoplastic-Induced Closure of Short Cracks at High Temperatures

    Crack Opening Under Variable Amplitude Loads

    Strain-Induced Hydrides and Hydrogen-Assisted Crack Growth in a Ti-6Al-4V Alloy

    Gaseous-Environment Fatigue Crack Propagation Behavior of a Low-Alloy Steel

    The Crack Velocity-KI Relationship for AISI 4340 in Seawater Under Fixed and Rising Displacement

    Influence of Cathodic Charging on the Tensile and Fracture Properties of Three High-Strength Steels

    Threshold Crack Growth Behavior of Nickel-Base Superalloy at Elevated Temperature

    Strength of Stress Singularity and Stress-Intensity Factors for a Transverse Crack in Finite Symmetric Cross-Ply Laminates Under Tension

    Fracture Behavior of Compacted Fine-Grained Soils

    Fracture-Mechanics Approach to Tribology Problems

    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1020-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5081-2

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1250-6