Experimental Determination of KI for Short Internal Cracks

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K. Bearden

Department of Engineering Mechanics, U.S. Air Force Academy USADA, CO 80840

J. W. Dally, R. J. Sanford

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Appl. Mech 68(6), 937-943 (Jan 18, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1381004 History: Received July 26, 2000; Revised January 18, 2001
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Illustration of the near, intermediate, and far-field regions near the single-ended crack tip
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Light and dark field isochromatic fringe patterns yield a set of data points for numerical analysis
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Coordinate system for the internal crack
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Geometry of the tension panels with symmetric and eccentric cracks
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Comparison of the original isochromatic fringe pattern with a computer regenerated fringe pattern for a central crack
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Comparison of the original isochromatic fringe pattern with a computer regenerated fringe pattern for an eccentric crack




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