Accession Number : AD0769886

Title :   Effects of Porosity on the Fatigue Behavior of Aluminum Alloy Weldments.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1 Oct-1 Nov 73,

Corporate Author : ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Lawrence,F. V.

Report Date : 07 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : It appears that the characteristics of the toe of the weld controls the fatigue crack initiation and propagation phenomena in the as welded specimens; and the size, and distribution and possibly location of the largest pore(s) control the fatigue crack initiation and propagation phenomena in weld reinforcement removed specimens.

Descriptors :   *Weldments, *Aluminum alloys, *Fatigue(Mechanics), Fatigue, Crack propagation, Welds

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE