Accession Number : ADA326226

Title :   Brittle to Ductile Transitions in Cleavage Fracture: Experiments and Simulations.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Sep 92-30 Nov 95,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Argon, A. S.

PDF Url : ADA326226

Report Date : 30 MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 183

Abstract : Final report summarizing the experimental studies of crack arrest in Si single crystals and associated computer simulations of key crack tip processes controlling the brittle to ductile transition from cleavage to tough behavior.

Descriptors :   *CRACKING(FRACTURING), *SINGLE CRYSTALS, *SILICON, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, TOUGHNESS, FRACTURE(MECHANICS), CRACK PROPAGATION, BRITTLENESS, TRANSITION TEMPERATURE, DUCTILITY, CLEAVAGE.

Subject Categories : Crystallography
      Mechanics
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE