Accession Number:

ADA170429

Title:

Tearing of Circumferential Cracks in Pipes Loaded by Bending,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MA DIV OF APPLIED SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The paper develops a theory of tearing for circumferential through-cracks in pipes. Resistance to tearing is postulated to be a consequence of invariance in shape at the tip of a growing crack.

Subject Categories:

  • Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings and Valves
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE