Fracture Mechanics Technology Applied to Material Evaluation and Structure Design: Proceedings of an International Conference on 'Fracture Mechanics Technology Applied to Material Evaluation and Structure Design', held at the University of Melbourne, Melb

Fracture Mechanics Technology Applied to Material Evaluation and Structure Design: Proceedings of an International Conference on 'Fracture Mechanics Technology Applied to Material Evaluation and Structure Design', held at the University of Melbourne, Melb

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ISBN-13: 9789400969162
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/22/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
Pages: 671
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

General Lectures.- Mechanics of subcritical crack growth.- Damage tolerance through the control of microstructure.- A review of elasto-plastic fracture design methods and suggestions for a related hierarchy of procedures to suit various structural uses.- The fatigue strength of welded tubular steel offshore structures.- Recent studies on brittle crack propagation and arrest in Japan.- Technical Sessions.- Section I Microstructure.- Relationships between microstructure and fracture toughness.- The influences of dual phase microstructures on crack propagation by mean stress.- A new method for observing fatigue microcrack propagation.- An experimental study on the fracture behavior of laminated steel composites.- Influence of microstructures on crack propagation in stainless steel weld metal.- Section II Stress and Failure Analysis.- Numerical analysis for notches of arbitrary notch angle.- Prediction of failure sites ahead of moving energy source.- Tension and bending of a semi-elliptical surface crack.- Stress intensity factors for externally and internally cracked pressurized thick cylinders with residual and thermal stresses.- Influence of crack closure on the stress intensity factor for cylindrical shells subjected to bending.- Analysis of a singular solution in three dimensional surface crack problem.- Section III Fracture and Material Testing.- Basic tensile properties of a low-alloy steel BS4360-50D.- Fracture toughness acceptance testing of aluminum alloys for aircraft applications.- Relation between cracks and electron beam welding condition of SUS304L stainless sintered steel.- Fracture toughness of A533 B steel: electrical potential method.- Section IV Analytical and Experimental Modelling.- Modelling of crack growth resistance curves.- Finite element analysis of non-self-similar crack growth process.- Energy-release rates in dynamic fracture: path-invariant integrals, and some computational studies.- Modelling of sub-critical flaw growth in three dimensional crack problems.- Material selection and structural design for safety and durability.- Section V Mixed Mode Fracture.- Study of the fracture behaviour of slab mill rolls.- The application of mixed mode II/III fracture mechanics analysis to the cracking of rails.- On mixed mode ductile fracture criteria — a note about the core region.- Further observations on mixed mode plane stress ductile fracture.- Section VI Fatigue Crack Growth.- Fatigue crack growth in autofrettaged thick-walled cylinders.- Use of damage concept on predicting fatigue life in two-level strain controlled tests.- Fatigue behaviour of steel rectangular hollow sections used in bus structures.- Fatigue crack growth in welded steel rectangular hollow sections.- An effect of specimen size on fatigue crack growth and plastic zone size.- Crack closure and overload effects in fatigue.- The influence of cyclic impact loading and stress ratio on fatigue crack growth rate in aluminum alloy.- The effect of contact stress intensity factors on fatigue crack propagation.- Design of weld attachments to boiler tubes under fatigue loadings.- Section VII Environmental Effects.- Criterion for fracture of plain concrete.- Thermal embrittlement and purity in MAR350 steel.- Environmental effect on fatigue fracture in high impact polystyrene.- Use of thermometric method of analysis for evaluation of colloids for 70/30 brass in nitric acid.- Auger analysis of the high temperature embrittlement of an Alpha brass.- Fatigue in lubricants environment.- Application of auger electron spectroscopy to surface analysis of fractures produced by hydrogen embrittlement.- Section VIII Composites and Nonmetals.- Repair of ballistically impacted carbon fibre reinforced (CFR) laminates.- Fatigue damage in glass reinforced plastics.- Damage tolerance of fibre composite laminates.- Probabilistic aspects of mechanical damage in concrete structures.- List of Participants.

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