Accession Number:

ADA231909

Title:

Elastic - Plastic Fracture Mechanics. A Critical Review. Part 1

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TEXAS A AND M RESEARCH FOUNDATION COLLEGE STATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

156.0

Abstract:

This document reviews the history and current state-of-the-art in elastic-plastic fracture mechanics as applied to welded steel structures. Fundamental concepts and underlying assumptions are described. Standardized test methods and recent developments are reviewed. The results of a parametric study comparing several elastic-plastic design analyses are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Metallurgy and Metallography
  • Couplers, Fasteners and Joints

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE