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    Fracture Mechanics: Seventeenth Volume

    Underwood JH, Chait R, Smith CW, Wilhem DP, Andrews WR, Newman JC
    Published: 1986

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    A practical book containing background information and research results of particular interest to materials engineers who design structures subject to possibility of failure by fracture. Categories: ductile fracture, test methods development, surface cracks and crack shape effects, and high temperature and loading rate effects.

    Table of Contents



    An Application of Fracture Mechanics to a Ship Controllable Pitch Propeller Crank Ring

    A New Wide Plate Arrest Test (SCA Test) on Weld Joints of Steels for Low Temperature Application

    Variable Flaw Shape Analysis for a Reactor Vessel under Pressurized Thermal Shock Loading

    Growth Behavior of Surface Cracks in the Circumferential Plane of Solid and Hollow Cylinders

    Fracture Toughness of Ductile Iron and Cast Steel

    Effect of Loading Rate on Dynamic Fracture of Reaction Bonded Silicon Nitride

    Resistance Curve Approach to Composite Materials Characterization

    A Comparison of the Fracture Behavior of Thick Laminated Composites Utilizing Compact Tension, Three-Point Bend, and Center-Cracked Tension Specimens

    Residual Strength of Five Boron/Aluminum Laminates with Crack-Like Notches After Fatigue Loading

    Hold-Time Effects in Elevated Temperature Fatigue Crack Propagation

    Interactive Effects of High and Low Frequency Loading on the Fatigue Crack Growth of Inconel 718

    Creep Crack Growth under Non-Steady-State Conditions

    An Application of Stress Intensity Factor to Fatigue Strength Analysis of Welded Invar Sheet for Cryogenic Use

    An Automated Photomicroscopic System for Monitoring the Growth of Small Fatigue Cracks

    An Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Growth and Coalescence of Multiple Fatigue Cracks at Notches

    Near-Tip Crack Displacement Measurements During High-Temperature Fatigue

    Viscoplastic Fatigue in a Superalloy at Elevated Temperatures

    Fracture Testing With Arc Bend Specimens

    JIc Testing Using Arc-Tension Specimens

    Investigation and Application of the One-Point-Bend Impact Test

    Mode II Fatigue Crack Growth Specimen Development

    A Compact Mode II Fracture Specimen

    Influence of Partial Unloadings Range on the JI-R Curves of ASTM A106 and 3-Ni Steels

    Fracture Toughness Testing of Zircaloy-2 Pressure Tube Material with Radial Hydrides Using Direct-Current Potential Drop

    Assessment of J-R Curves Obtained from Precracked Charpy Specimens

    A Single Specimen Determination of Elastic-Plastic Fracture Resistance by Ultrasonic Method

    J-Resistance Curve Analysis for ASTM A106 Steel 8-Inch-Diameter Pipe and Compact Specimens

    Influence of Crack Depth on Resistance Curves for Three-Point Bend Specimens in HY130

    An Investigation of the I and dJ/da Concepts for Ductile Tearing Instability

    Computation of Stable Crack Growth Using the J-Integral

    Evaluation of Environmentally Assisted Cracking of a High Strength Steel Using Elastic-Plastic Fracture Mechanics Techniques

    Plastic Energy Dissipation as a Parameter To Characterize Crack Growth

    Stress Intensity Factors for a Circular Ring with Uniform Array of Radial Cracks of Unequal Depth

    Weight Functions of Radial Cracks Emanating from a Circular Hole in a Plate

    An Empirical Surface Crack Solution for Fatigue Propagation Analysis of Notched Components

    Extension of Surface Cracks During Cyclic Loading

    Comparison of Predicted Versus Experimental Stress for Initiation of Crack Growth in Specimens Containing Surface Cracks

    Comparison of Ductile Crack Growth Resistance of Austenitic, Niobium-stabilized Austenitic, and Austeno-ferritic Stainless Steels

    Minimum Time Criterion for Crack Instability in Structural Materials

    Dynamic Crack Propagation and Branching under Biaxial Loading

    Assessing the Dominant Mechanism for Size Effects on CTOD Values in the Ductile-to-Brittle Transition Region

    Dynamic J-R Curve Testing of a High Strength Steel Using the Key Curve and Multispecimen Techniques

    Boundary Layer Effects in Cracked Bodies: An Engineering Assessment

    Stress-intensity Factors for Circumferential Surface Cracks in Pipes and Rods under Tension and Bending Loads

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: E08

    DOI: 10.1520/STP905-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4972-4

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0472-3