Damage Tolerance: Assessment Handbook. Volume 2: Airframe Damage Tolerance Evaluation
Final rept. Jun 1990-Dec 1992
JOHN A VOLPE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MA
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This Damage Tolerance Assessment Handbook consists of two volumes Volume 1 introduces the damage tolerance concept with a historical perspective followed by the fundamentals of fracture mechanics and fatigue crack propagation. Various fracture criteria and crack growth rules are studied. Volume 2 treats exclusively the subject of damage tolerance evaluation of airframes. Damage tolerance, Fracture mechanics, Crack initiation, Fracture toughness, Stress intensity factor, Residual strength, Crack propagation, Fatigue, Inspection.
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