ductile fracture


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ductile fracture

[¦dək·təl ′frak·chər]
(mechanics)
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Pressure velocity used in fracture splitting must be higher than 100 mm/s to avoid ductile fracture conditions [6].
Hybrid experimental-numerical analysis of basic ductile fracture experiments for sheet metals, International Journal of Solids and Structures 47(9): 1130-1143.
Simulation of J-R curves for reactor pressure vessels steels on the basis of a ductile fracture model.
The fracture morphology of elytra cuticle is similar to that of a ductile fracture, in which parabola-shaped dimples and the viscous flow-like matrix of plastic deformation were found and indicate the toughness of the elytra material.
The transition from brittle to ductile fracture modes translates into longer fatigue life and, in most cases, to increased yield strength and ultimate tensile strength.
It is characterized by thermal softening occurring over a very narrow region of a material and is usually a precursor to ductile fracture and catastrophic failure.
8220;Cohesive Zone for Prediction of Ductile Fracture of Aluminum Welds,” by Drs.
For St-2 this zone is mainly brittle, but in the part between fatigue zone and static zone ductile fracture signs and tunneling effects are observed.
Microscopically, ductile fracture surfaces generally exhibit the formation of stretched fibrils.
The FAD extends the crack stability assessment to structures experiencing both brittle and ductile fracture.
WAImat Suite, a trio of software modules that resulted from these studies, is used by Weidlinger engineers to predict ductile fracture, creep, and fire-induced deformation and failure in metal structures.