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Failure Assessment on Tensile Cracked Specimens of Aluminum Alloys

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T. Christopher

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli-627 00, India

K. Sankaranarayanasamy

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli-620 015, India

B. Nageswara Rao

Structural Analysis and Testing Group, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum-695 022, India

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(3), 404-406 (Aug 18, 2004) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767862 History: Received October 04, 2003; Revised April 20, 2004; Online August 18, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Center surface crack plate under uniform tensile stress (σmax)
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Failure assessment diagrams
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Comparison of fracture strength estimations with test results 56789 for different aluminum alloys

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