Experimental Techniques in Fracture Characterization
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.
W. R. Tyson "Experimental Techniques in Fracture Characterization", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 567-568, pp. 39-44, 2008