An Evaluation of Fracture Toughness of Glass-Filled Ceramic Using Notched Specimen
The objective of this study is to evaluate the mechanical properties of static, quasidynamic and dynamic fracture toughness of glass-filled ceramic as promising structural material for a dome port cover of a ramjet engine system. Static and quasi-dynamic tests were carried out using SEPB (Single Edge Pre-cracked Beam) specimens. Static and dynamic fracture toughness tests were also performed using ASTM and strain gage methods with SENB (Single Edge Notched Beam) specimens machined with various notch radii. The critical notch radius was evaluated. Below the critical notch radius, the static fracture toughness of the SENB specimen well agreed with that of the SEPB specimen.
Soon-Bok Lee and Yun-Jae Kim
J. H. Kim et al., "An Evaluation of Fracture Toughness of Glass-Filled Ceramic Using Notched Specimen", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 326-328, pp. 927-930, 2006