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Comparisons of Calculated and Measured Flaw Sizes

Published

Author(s)

George D. Quinn, J Swab

Abstract

Fracture mechanics often is applied in fractographic analyses in order to verigy that the correct feature has been identified as the fracture origin. This step has been codified in ASTM Standard C1322-96, Standard Practice for the Characterization of Fracture Origins in Advanced Ceramics. Calculated flaw size often is different from the empirically measured flaw size, however. This paper reviews the various factors that may cause this discrepancy and furnishes some examples.
Citation
Ceramic Transactions
Volume
122

Keywords

ceramics, flaws, fractography, fracture mechanics, fracture toughness standard

Citation

Quinn, G. and Swab, J. (2001), Comparisons of Calculated and Measured Flaw Sizes, Ceramic Transactions (Accessed February 21, 2024)
Created October 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017