Accession Number:

AD0620118

Title:

RATE OF GROWTH OF FATIGUE CRACKS AS CALCULATED FROM THE THEORY OF INFINITESTIMAL DISLOCATIONS DISTRIBUTED ON A PLANE.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NORTHWESTERN UNIV EVANSTON ILL DEPT OF MATERIALS SCIENCE

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Report Date:

1965-08-02

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The Bilby, Cottrell and Swinden crack theory is applied to the problem of the growth of fatigue cracks. It is found that if a total critical displacement is adopted as the fracture criterion, the theory leads to observed growth laws. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE