Automatic fracture toughness testing system at the Technical Research Centre of Finland

Kim Wallin, Heikki Saarelma, Timo Saario, Esa Varis

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    Abstract

    The report describes a fully computerized fracture toughness testing system developed at the Technical Research Centre of Finland. The system applies the elastic partial unloading procedure and its function and applications are described in detail. Finally some experienses of different specimen geometries are related.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages35
    ISBN (Print)951-38-2210-9
    Publication statusPublished - 1984
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

    Publication series

    SeriesValtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita
    Number398
    ISSN0358-5085

    Keywords

    • fracture tests
    • toughness
    • computers

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    Wallin, K., Saarelma, H., Saario, T., & Varis, E. (1984). Automatic fracture toughness testing system at the Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita, No. 398