Skip to Main Content
ASM Handbook

Fatigue and Fracture

ASM International
Volume
19
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-193-1
Publication date:
1996
Book Chapter

Fracture Mechanics Properties of Carbon and Alloy Steels

Published:
1996
Page range:
614 - 654

Abstract

This article summarizes the metallurgy of carbon and alloy steels, followed by discussions on their major mechanical properties, namely, static fracture toughness, dynamic fracture toughness, fatigue or sustained-load crack growth rates, and fatigue or sustained-load thresholds. It addresses fatigue crack propagation and sustained-load crack propagation, as well as the fundamental aspects of fracture in steels. The article illustrates the effects of variations in the alloy chemistry, microstructure, temperature, strain rate, and environment on various fracture toughness or crack growth rate parameters.

You do not currently have access to this content.
Don't already have an account? Register

1996. "Fracture Mechanics Properties of Carbon and Alloy Steels", Fatigue and Fracture

Download citation file:


×
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal