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A fracture mechanics assessment method for older structural steels
1994 (English)In: Structural integrity - experiments, models, applications: proceedings of the 10th Biennial European Conference on Fracture - ECF 10 - held in Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 20 - 23 September 1994 / [ed] Karl-Heinz Schwalbe; C. Berger, West Midlands, U.K: EMAS , 1994, 561-570 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

A method for calculation of fracture toughness requirements for ordinary structural steel is described. The method is based on typical loading cases and takes distributed load and fracture toughness into account while the size of an assumed crack is kept deterministic. Transferability has been studied by means of full scale testing of structural elements and laboratory specimens extracted from these. Particularly for older and inhomogeneous steels transferability is obtained under similar constraint and for full thickness laboratory specimens. Examples of toughness as a function of required safety are given.

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West Midlands, U.K: EMAS , 1994. 561-570 p.
Research subject
Solid Mechanics
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-40205Local ID: f3c14dc0-91cc-11dc-9a81-000ea68e967bISBN: 0947817735 (print)OAI: diva2:1013728
Biennial European Conference on Fracture : 20/09/1994 - 23/09/1994

Godkänd; 1994; 20071113 (cira)

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