This article discusses the fracture behavior of silicate glasses, more specifically, soda-lime-silicate glass, borosilicate glass and vitreous silica. It analyzes the testing and calculation of dynamic fatigue and slow-crack-growth for lifetime prediction of glasses. The article illustrates the phenomenon of static fatigue and concludes with a discussion on the role of surface damage in strength and fatigue behavior.
James R. Varner, Fatigue and Fracture Behavior of Glasses, Fatigue and Fracture, Vol 19, ASM Handbook, ASM International, 1996, p 955–960, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v19.a0002419
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