Accession Number:

ADA142273

Title:

A Review of Crack Closure

Descriptive Note:

Interim technical rept. Aug-Dec 83,

Corporate Author:

DAYTON UNIV OH RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

171.0

Abstract:

A comprehensive review and critique of the literature on fatigue crack closure is presented. The elements of closure its mechanisms, experimental procedures for its determination the phenomenological study of its dependence on different variables, and methodologies for its prediction, are all discussed in detail. Suggestions for future work and interpretations of findings of other authors are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE