Advances in Fracture Research
- K. Salama
- K. Ravi-Chandar, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
- D.M.R. Taplin, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Eire
- P. Rama Rao, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, India
For materials scientists and mechanical, structural, aeronautical and design engineers with an interest in fracture and prevention.
- Published: October 1989
- Imprint: PERGAMON
- ISBN: 978-0-08-034341-9
The papers selected represent the cream of current thinking on fracture mechanisms...invaluable for those who have a interest in fracture mechanics.
Table of Contents
Section headings and selected papers: Brittle Fracture. Analysis of cracked plates and shells, and its application in engineering (C.T. Liu). Ductile Fracture. Effects of microstructure and stress-state on ductile fracture in metallic alloys ( J.F. Knott). Dynamic Fracture. The influence of crack tip plasticity in dynamic fracture (L.B. Freund). Fatigue. Propagation and non-propagation of small fatigue cracks (K. Tanaka, Y. Akiniwa). Creep and Environmental Fracture. Grain boundary sliding and creep fracture of metals under multiaxial stresses (W.D. Nix). Computational Fracture Mechanics. Computational fracture mechanics (H. Liebowitz). Damage Mechanics. Unified damage approach to crack initiation (J. Lemaitre). Mixed-mode Fracture. Mixed-mode fracture in concrete (A. Hillerborg). Fracture of Metallic Materials. Influence of prestraining and ageing on the fatigue properties of a dual phase sheet steel (H. Fredriksson, A. Melander). Fracture of Nonmetallic Materials. Sources of toughness in polymers (A.S. Argon). Composites and Failure of Interfaces. Damage and fracture of composite materials under cyclic loads (W.W. Stinchcomb). NDE and Experimental Techniques. Strength evaluation by ultrasonic methods (J.D. Achenbach). Fractography. Mathematical morphology and quantitative fractography (J.L. Chermant, M. Coster). Applications. Determination of ASME code requirements for BWR hydrotest temperature and PWR LTOP set-points using probabilistic fracture mechanics analysis (R.M. Gamble, T.J. Griesbach). Subject index. Author index.
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