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    Fracture Mechanics: Fifteenth Symposium

    Sanford RJ
    Published: 1984

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    Subjects covered fall into several categories: theoretical, numerical, and experimental aspects of the mechanics of fracture; high-cycle fatigue; material influences on fracture; and elasto-plastic fracture mechanics.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction The George R. Irwin Anniversary Volume


    Transition of Part-Through Cracks at Holes into Through-the-Thickness Flaws

    Part-Through Flaw Stress Intensity Factors Developed by a Slice Synthesis Technique

    Analysis and Growth of Cracks in Skins with Variable Thickness

    Mode I Stress Intensity Factors for Point-Loaded Cylindrical Test Specimens with One or Two Radial Cracks

    Stress and Fracture Analysis of Tapered Attachment Lugs

    An Elastic-Plastic Finite Element Analysis of Crack Initiation, Stable Crack Growth, and Instability

    Stress Intensity Distributions and Width Correction Factors for Natural Cracks Approaching “Benchmark” Crack Depths

    Dynamic Crack Branching—A Photoelastic Evaluation

    Recent Advances in Crack-Arrest Technology

    A Failure Assessment Approach for Handling Combined Thermomechanical Loading

    Fatigue Life of Welded Stiffeners with Known Initial Cracks

    Development of a Fatigue Crack Propagation Model of Incology 901

    Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of 7XXX Aluminum Alloys under Simple Variable Amplitude Loading

    Effects of Specimen Configuration and Frequency on Fatigue Crack Propagation in Nylon 66

    Fatigue Life Estimation of Notched Members

    Effects of Constraint Variation on the Fatigue Growth of Surface Flaws

    Temperature Dependence of Fracture Toughness of Large Steam Turbine Forgings Produced by Advanced Steel Melting Processes

    Fracture Toughness of Stainless Steel Weldments at Elevated Temperatures

    Application of High-Temperature Fracture Mechanics to the Prediction of Creep Crack Growth for a γ-γ′ Nickel-Base Superalloy

    Effect of Section Size on Transition Temperature Behavior of Structural Steels

    Microstructural Aspects of the Fracture Toughness Cleavage-Fibrous Transition for Reactor-Grade Steel

    Influence of Inclusions on the Fracture Properties of A588A Steel

    Load History Effects on the Fracture Toughness of a Modified 4340 Steel

    Microcrack Initiation and Growth in a Pearlitic Steel—Experiments and Analysis

    Fracture Toughness of High Strength Steel Predicted from Charpy Energy or Reduction in Area

    Effect of Fast-Neutron Irradiation on Fracture Toughness of Alloy A-286

    Wide Range Creep Crack Growth Rate Behavior of A470 Class 8 (Cr-Mo-V) Steel

    J-Integral R-Curve Testing of High Strength Steels Utilizing the Direct-Current Potential Drop Method

    Single-Specimen J-Resistance Curve Evaluations Using the Direct-Current Electric Potential Method and a Computerized Data Acquisition System

    Geometry and Size Effects on J-R and δ-R Curves under Plane Stress Conditions

    Effect of Specimen Dimensions on Critical J-Value at the Onset of Crack Extension

    Influence of Loading Rate on the Fracture Toughness of Some Structural Steels in the Transition Regime

    Crack Growth Resistance Measurement by Crack Opening Displacement Methods

    Post-Yield Crack Opening Displacement of Surface Cracks in Steel Weldments

    On the Use of Compliance for Determining Crack Length in the Inelastic Range

    A Tearing Instability Analysis for Strain-Hardening Materials

    Application of a Tearing Instability Analysis for Strain-Hardening Materials to a Circumferentially Cracked Pipe in Bending


    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP833-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4900-7

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0208-8