Accession Number:

AD0256123

Title:

ON BRITTLE FRACTURE OF WELDED STORAGE TANKS AND OTHER STRUCTURES

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Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

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Report Date:

1960-11-03

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The reasons for brittle fracture of welded structures are investigated. The conclusion is derived that increasing the cross section of components is not effective in preventing this type of failure. Ways of increasing structural strength without the use of additional metal are investigated. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE