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Determination of Constraint-Modified J-R Curves for Carbon Steel Storage Tanks

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P.-S. Lam, R. L. Sindelar

Savannah River Technology Center, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, Aiken, SC 29808

Y. J. Chao, X.-K. Zhu, Y. Kim

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 125(2), 136-143 (May 05, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1564069 History: Received February 02, 2002; Revised January 31, 2003; Online May 05, 2003
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Figures

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Radial distributions of crack opening stress for SENB and CT specimens
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Comparison of predicted and experimental J-R curves
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Three-dimensional finite element mesh for a cylindrical storage tank
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Variation of constraint parameter A2 with applied pressure and J-integral
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Comparison of calculated opening stress and J-A2 solution
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J-R curve for A285 storage tank and compared to experimental data
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Stress-strain curve of A285 carbon steel
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Experimental J-R curves for A285 carbon steel SENB and CT specimens
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ASTM E 1820 fracture toughness JQ for A285 SENB specimen (a/W=0.32)
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ASTM E 1820 fracture toughness JQ for A285 SENB specimen (a/W=0.59)
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ASTM E 1820 fracture toughness JQ for A285 SENB specimen (a/W=0.71)

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