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    Elastic-Plastic Fracture Test Methods: The User's Experience

    Loss FJ, Wessel ET
    Published: 1985

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    Contains research papers and discussion sections on elastic-plastic fracture toughness test methods, including J-Integral R-Curve, tear instability, and crack-tip opening displacement approaches, identifies testing problems, suggests improvements, and considers new apparatus and techniques.

    Table of Contents



    Comparison of JIc Test Methods Recommended by ASTM and JSME

    Welding Institute Research on the Fatigue Precracking of Fracture Toughness Specimens

    The Interpretation and Analysis of Upper Shelf Toughness Data

    Elastic-Plastic Properties of Submerged Arc Weld Metal

    A Sensitivity Study of the Unloading Compliance Single-Specimen J-Test Technique

    On the Determination of Elastic-Plastic Fracture Material Parameters: A Comparison of Different Test Methods

    The Use of the Partial Unloading Compliance Method for the Determination of JI-R Curves and JIc

    Elastic-Plastic Fracture Toughness Characteristics of Irradiated 316H Stainless Steel

    Effects of Strain Aging in the Unloading Compliance J Test

    Some Observations on J-R Curves

    Experimental Observations of Ductile Crack Growth in Type 304 Stainless Steel

    Cleavage Fracture of Steel in the Ductile-Brittle Transition Region

    Elastic-Plastic Fracture Toughness Tests with Single-Edge Notched Bend Specimens

    Engineering Aspects of Crack-Tip Opening Displacement Fracture Toughness Testing

    Alternative Displacement Procedures for J-R Curve Determination

    A Comparison of Crack-Mouth Opening and Load-Line Displacement for J-Integral Evaluation Using Bend Specimens

    Determination of JIc Values by the Double Clip-on Gage Compliance Method

    Determining Crack Extension Using a Displacement Based Key-Curve Method

    J-Integral Values of Steels Tested Under Constant Load

    Measurement of Stable Crack Growth Including Detection of Initiation of Growth Using the DC Potential Drop and the Partial Unloading Methods

    Comparison of Potential Drop and Unloading Compliance Methods in Determining Ductile Crack Extension

    The Unloading Compliance Method for Crack Length Measurement Using Compact Tension and Precracked Charpy Specimens

    A DC Potential Drop Procedure for Crack Initiation and R-Curve Measurements During Ductile Fracture Tests

    Suggestions for a Modification of ASTM E 813


    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP856-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4923-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0419-8