The Linkage Between Microscopic Cavitation Damage and Macroscopic Crack Growth

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P. R. Onck, B.-N. Nguyen, E. van der Giessen

Koiter Institute Delft, Delft University of Technology, Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands

J. Eng. Mater. Technol 122(3), 279-282 (Feb 07, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.482799 History: Received October 15, 1999; Revised February 07, 2000
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Grahic Jump Location
Finite element mesh used for small-scale damage analysis
Grahic Jump Location
Cavitation state and crack growth for the sharp crack at t/tR=7.31. Microcracked facets, where a/b=0.7 are highlighted in black.
Grahic Jump Location
Cavitation state and crack growth for the blunted crack at t/tR=5.07



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