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Apparent Correlation of Fracture Toughness and Strength

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Author(s)

R G. Munro, Stephen W. Freiman

Abstract

An extensive collection of fracture toughness (KIc) and strength ( f) data for brittle materials has been used to examine the relation between the mean measured values of KIc and f. The two properties have been found to have a weak, but useful, empirical correlation in which ( KIc/ f) is approximately constant for nominally monolithic ceramics. Application of this correlation to data estimation and evaluation is discussed.
Citation
Journal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume
82
Issue
No. 8

Keywords

brittle materials, ceramics, correlation, fracture toughness, strength

Citation

Munro, R. and Freiman, S. (1999), Apparent Correlation of Fracture Toughness and Strength, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (Accessed May 29, 2024)

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Created August 1, 1999, Updated February 19, 2017