ductile fracture


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ductile fracture

[¦dək·təl ′frak·chər]
(mechanics)
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New ductile fracture criterion for prediction of fracture forming limit diagrams of sheet metals, International Journal of solids and structures, 49: 3605-3615.
Hybrid experimental-numerical analysis of basic ductile fracture experiments for sheet metals, International Journal of Solids and Structures 47(9): 1130-1143.
A large amount of independent cracks interconnect and propagate to produce the fracture, which exhibits the characteristics of ductile fracture.
Simulation of J-R curves for reactor pressure vessels steels on the basis of a ductile fracture model.
The fracture morphology of elytra is similar to a ductile fracture; sides have a relatively rough shear lip, interstitial cracks are caused by micro-serrated sections and the fractured part has a long fiber pull-out (shown in Fig.
The contributors study the ductile fracture strain and fracture toughness of irradiated steels, the effect of stress relief time on the transition temperature of Linde 80 welds, and the kinetics of helium bubble formation in nuclear materials.
In destructive testing of a back plane header, Zenite 6130LX provided a 21% improvement in resistance to breakage, a 32% increase in deflection before fracture and a more ductile fracture mode.
Although metallic, ceramic, polymer and biological structures have been imaged, the emphasis of USAXS imaging research has mostly been on creep cavitation and ductile fracture in metals.
The figure shows dimples typical of ductile fracture, with only superficial cracking, in contrast, the fracture surface of the 304L specimen in Fig 2b shows fanlike morphological features typical of transgranular SCC cracking of austenitic stainless steel and no evidence of ductile fracture.
The wrought alloy (Figure 4(a)) shows a typical ductile fracture mode, with dimples over the entire fracture surface, whereas the cast alloy (Figure 4(b)) shows two fracture modes over areas consisting of dendritic and interdendritic regions.
During static break up on the specimen's sides ductile fracture occurred.
Reliable prediction of ductile fracture behavior of metals is very valuable during the design of mechanical systems.