Accession Number : AD0761445

Title :   Statistical Laws Governing the Growth of Cracks under Variable Loading,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Pavelko,V. P.

Report Date : 24 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The article examines the statistical aspect of crack growth under variable loads. It is shown that the scattering due to the heterogeneity of material decreases as cracks grow. At the same time the loading fluctuations have a considerable effect on the growth rate. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*CRACK PROPAGATION, LOADS(FORCES)), CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, FATIGUE(MECHANICS), USSR

Subject Categories : Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE