Accession Number:

AD0079000

Title:

AN EVALUATION OF CURRENT KNOWLEDGE OF THE MECHANICS OF BRITTLE FRACTURE,

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Corporate Author:

BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE RI

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Report Date:

1954-05-17

Pagination or Media Count:

239.0

Abstract:

Contents An evaluation of current knowledge of the mechanics of brittle fracture, by D. C. Drucker. Report on brittle fracture studies, by F. J. Feely, Jr, D. Hrtko and others. University of California tube and flat plate tests, by E. R. Parker. Mechanics of brittle fracture in notched plate specimens, by Wendell P. Roop. Summary of David Taylor Model basin and ALCOA notch-tensile tests and observations on engineering applications of fracture mechanics, by E. M. MacCutcheon, Jr. The relation of notched tensile test data to performance in service, by E. M. Lape and J. D. Lubahn. Some remarks on the relation of the geometry of welded details t their susceptibility to brittle fracture, by R. A. Hechtman. Brittle fracture mechanics, as revealed by tests of large structure, by E. Paul DeGarmo. Fracture dynamics and fracture strength of large welded structures, by G. R. Irwin. Review of brittle fracture research at University of Illinois, by N. M. Newmark. Energy criteria of fracture, by E. Orowan. The condition of high-velocity ductile fracture, by E. Orowan.

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