Ductile Fracture Behaviour of SA 533B Pressure Vessel Steel Under Mixed Mode (I/II) Loading

혼합 모드(I/II) 하중에 의한 SA533B 압력용기강의 연성파괴 특성에 관한 연구

O, Dong-Jun

  • Published : 2001.11.01


The aim of this study is to investigate the ductile fracture behavior under mixed mode (I/II) loading using SA533B pressure vessel steel. Anti-symmetric 4-point (AS4P) bonding tests were performed to obtain the J-R curves under two different mixed mode (I/II) loadings. In addition, the fractographic examination of fracture surfaces was carried out to compare with those of pure Mode I and Mode II. In conclusions, the J-R curves under Mixed Mode (I/II) loading were located between those of Mode I and Mode II loadings. When the mixture ratio of mixed mode (I/II) loading was high, the J-R currie of mixed mode (I/II) loading approached that of pure mode I loading after some amount of crack propagation. In contrast with the above fact, if the mixture ratio was low, the J-R curve looked after that of pure mode II loading. The fractographic evidences such as the shape of dimples under different loading conditions supported these conclusions.


Mixed Mode (I/II) Loading;SA 533B Pressure Vessel Steel;Bending Test;Mixture Ratio;Ductile Fracture;Fractography


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