Variation of the Fracture Resistance Curve with the Change of a Size in the CT Specimen

CT시험편의 크기 변화에 따른 파괴저항곡선의 변화

  • Published : 2000.12.01


In order to obtain more realistic fracture resistance curve, research is currently underway to introduce new parameter and to quantify the constraint effect. The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between the constraint effect of a size(plane size and thickness) and the fracture resistance curve. In this paper fracture toughness tests were performed with various plane size and various thickness of specimens in two materials. The test results showed that the effects of plane size in th4 J-R curve were significant and the curve was risen with an increase in plane size. However, relatively weak influence was observed form the change of the specimen thickness and size. The stress fields near the crack tip of th specimen is close to the HRR field according to increasing the plane size and Q stress appears different value according to material properties and the plane size.


J-R Curve;J-Q Theory;Constraint Effect;Fracture Toughness


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