Crack Arrest Concepts for Failure Prevention and Life Extension

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C. S. Wiesner
Woodhead Publishing, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 328 pages
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The proceedings of a seminar held at TWI in September, 1995, focusing on crack arrest philosophy which aknowledges that a brittle crack is arrested when it emerges from the critical region. Papers from prestigious researchers presented a critique and assessment of the theory and its application under: Introduction to crack arrest concepts; Recent trends in crack arrest research; Application of crack arrest concepts.

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Recent trends in crack arrest research
Some comments on microscopic and macroscopic aspects in relation
Comparison of some indirect measures of crack arrest
The relevance of crack arrest phenomena for pressure vessel structural integrity

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