0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Improved Elastic Compliance Equation and its Inverse Solution for Compact Tension Specimens

[+] Author Affiliations
Xian-Kui Zhu

EWI, Columbus, OH

Paper No. PVP2017-65406, pp. V06AT06A031; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/PVP2017-65406
From:
  • ASME 2017 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
  • Volume 6A: Materials and Fabrication
  • Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, July 16–20, 2017
  • Conference Sponsors: Pressure Vessels and Piping Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5799-1
  • Copyright © 2017 by ASME

abstract

ASTM E1820 is a well-developed fracture test standard and has been used worldwide for fracture toughness testing on ductile materials in terms of the J-integral or J-R curve. This standard recommends the elastic unloading compliance technique for measuring crack length in a single specimen test, and an accurate elastic compliance equation is needed to estimate physical crack length. Compact tension (CT) specimen is one of the most often used standard specimens with crack length ratios of 0.45≤a/W≤0.70 prescribed in E1820 for J-R curve testing. The stress intensity factor K of CT specimens used in E1820 was developed by Srawley (IJF, 1976) and has been commonly accepted as the most accurate solution. The compliance equation of CT specimens was developed by Saxena and Hudak (IJF, 1978) and has been used in ASTM E1820 for decades. However, recent results showed that the load-line displacement (LLD) compliance equation is not consistent with that determined from its K solution, and the maximum error of LLD compliance can be larger than 7% at a/W = 0.32 and ∼ 5% at a/W = 0.45 (E1820 standard crack size). The FEA results confirmed that the K solution in E1820 is indeed very accurate, but its compliance equation is less accurate. Thus, an improved compliance equation with high accuracy is developed from the accurate K solution using the numerical integration technique and shooting method.

Copyright © 2017 by ASME
Topics: Tension

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In