0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Mixed-Mode Fatigue Crack Growth in Stainless Steels Under Biaxial Loading

[+] Author and Article Information
Cai-Fu Qian, Ming-O Wang, Bao-Juan Wu, Shu-Ho Dai

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing Institute of Chemical Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210009, P.R. China

J. C. M. Li

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 118(3), 349-355 (Jul 01, 1996) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2806817 History: Received September 04, 1994; Revised July 30, 1995; Online November 27, 2007

Abstract

Mixed-Mode fatigue crack propagation tests were carried out in stainless-steel cruciform specimens in which a center initial crack oriented at 45 deg was loaded biaxially. When the loadings were in-phase, the crack was deflected with the initial crack growth angles less than 50 deg and when they were out-of-phase, it was branched with the initial crack growth angles larger than 50 deg. In all the cases, the deflected or branched cracks propagated in Mode I, namely ΔKII was almost always zero along the crack paths. The relationship between deflected or branched cracks during propagation was also analyzed.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

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 Journal Articles
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