Development of Three Dimensional Fracture Strain Surface in Average Stress Triaxiaility and Average Normalized Lode Parameter Domain for Arctic High Tensile Steel: Part I Theoretical Background and Experimental Studies

극한지용 고장력강의 평균 응력 삼축비 및 평균 정규 로드 파라메터를 고려한 3차원 파단 변형률 평면 개발: 제1부 이론적 배경과 실험적 연구

  • Received : 2015.10.08
  • Accepted : 2015.12.17
  • Published : 2015.12.31


The stress triaxiality and lode angle are known to be most dominant fracture parameters in ductile materials. This paper proposes a three-dimensional failure strain surface for a ductile steel, called a low-temperature high-tensile steel (EH36), using average stress triaxiality and average normalized lode parameter, along with briefly introducing their theoretical background. It is an extension of previous works by Choung et al. (2011; 2012; 2014a; 2014b) and Choung and Nam (2013), in which a two-dimensional failure strain locus was presented. A series of tests for specially designed specimens that were expected to fail in the shear mode, shear-tension mode, and compression mode was conducted to develop a three-dimensional fracture surface covering wide ranges for the two parameters. This paper discusses the test procedures for three different tests in detail. The tensile force versus stroke data are presented as the results of these tests and will be used for the verification of numerical simulations and fracture identifications in Part II.


Average stress triaxiality;Averge normalized lode parameter;Fracture strain surface;Pure shear test;Shear‐tension test;Pure compresion test


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