Paper Title:

Experimental Techniques in Fracture Characterization

Periodical Materials Science Forum (Volumes 567 - 568)
Main Theme Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture V
Edited by Pavel Ε andera
Pages 39-44
DOI 10.4028/
Citation W. R. Tyson, 2007, Materials Science Forum, 567-568, 39
Online since December 2007
Authors W. R. Tyson
Keywords CTOA, Fracture, Linepipe Steel, Toughness
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Characterization of fracture toughness is discussed in relation to specification of steels for northern pipelines. The state of the art and research trends in measurement of CTOD for girth welds and CTOA for linepipe steel are described.