Accession Number:

ADA169442

Title:

Linear Elastic Fracture Testing: Current Status within ASTM Committee E-24 on Fracture,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WATERVLIET NY CLOSE COMBAT ARMAMENTS CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The current status of elastic-stress-controlled fracture testing within ASTM is summarized, including example test results from high-strength steel forgings used for cannon. Plane-strain fracture toughness test methods were emphasized. Areas for future work were also discussed, including rapid crack growth tests, correlative tests, and tests for composite materials. Keywords Pressure vessel.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE