Failure Assessment Diagrams of Semi-Elliptical Surface Crack with Constraint Effect


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For accurate failure assessment, a second parameter like T-stress describing the constraint is needed in addition to the single parameter J-integral. In this work, selecting the structures of surface-cracked plate and pipe, we perform line-spring finite element modeling, and accompanying elastic-plastic finite element analyses. We then present a framework, which includes the constraint effects in the R6 FAD approach for failure assessment of cracked-structures.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 353-358)

Edited by:

Yu Zhou, Shan-Tung Tu and Xishan Xie




H. Y. Lee et al., "Failure Assessment Diagrams of Semi-Elliptical Surface Crack with Constraint Effect", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 353-358, pp. 98-101, 2007

Online since:

September 2007




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