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    Crack Arrest Methodology and Applications

    Hahn GT, Kanninen MF
    Published: 1980

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    22 papers address emerging crack arrest test methods and reflect the substantial progress made during the past 2-1/2 years. The test procedures presented document cooperative evaluation that includes investigations from 11 foreign countries.

    Table of Contents



    A Dynamic Viscoelastic Analysis of Crack Propagation and Crack Arrest in a Double Cantilever Beam Test Specimen

    A Model for Dynamic Crack Propagation in a Double-Torsion Fracture Specimen

    Fast Fracture Simulated by Conventional Finite Elements: A Comparison of Two Energy-Release Algorithms

    The SMF2D Code for Proper Simulation of Crack Propagation

    Dynamic Fracture Analysis of Notched Bend Specimens

    Influence of Specimen Geometry on Crack Propagation and Arrest Toughness

    Experimental Analysis of Dynamic Effects in Different Crack Arrest Test Specimens

    Comparison of Crack Behavior in Homalite 100 and Araldite B

    Some Effects of Specimen Geometry on Crack Propagation and Arrest

    A Dynamic Photoelastic Study of Crack Propagation in a Ring Specimen

    Fast Fracture: An Adiabatic Restriction on Thermally Activated Crack Propagation

    Dynamic Photoelastic Determination of the ˙a-K Relation for 4340 Alloy Steel

    Comparison of Crack Arrest Methodologies

    KId-Values Deduced from Shear Force Measurements on Double Cantilever Beam Specimens

    Some Comments on Dynamic Crack Propagation in a High-Strength Steel

    A Cooperative Program for Evaluating Crack Arrest Testing Methods

    Critical Examination of Battelle Columbus Laboratory Crack Arrest Toughness Measurement Procedure

    Fast Fracture Toughness and Crack Arrest Toughness of Reactor Pressure Vessel Steel

    Significance of Crack Arrest Toughness (KIa) Testing

    A Theoretical Model for Crack Propagation and Crack Arrest in Pressurized Pipelines

    Analytical Interpretation of Running Ductile Fracture Experiments in Gas-Pressurized Linepipe

    An Analysis of the Dynamic Propagation of Elastic and Elastic-Plastic Circumferential Cracks in Pressurized Pipes

    Application of Crack Arrest Theory to a Thermal Shock Experiment

    Crack Arrest in Water-Cooled Reactor Pressure Vessels During Loss-of-Coolant Accident Conditions


    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP711-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4779-9

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0317-7