Accession Number : AD0776191

Title :   Origin and Use of Fracture Mechanics.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE RESEARCH LABS PITTSBURGH PA

Personal Author(s) : Lange,F. F.

Report Date : 18 FEB 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The origin and general applicability of fracture mechanics is discussed with general reference to ceramic materials. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Fracture(Mechanics), *Ceramic materials, Crack propagation, Elastic properties, Tensile properties, Strain(Mechanics), Free energy, Microstructure

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE