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This article describes the concepts for characterizing and predicting elevated-temperature crack growth in structural materials. It discusses both creep and creep-fatigue crack growth and focuses mainly on creep crack growth tests that are carried out in accordance with ASTM E 1457. The article provides information on typical test procedures and equipment used for these tests. It concludes with information on crack growth correlations.

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Richard H. Norris, Parmeet S. Grover, B. Carter Hamilton, Ashok Saxena, 1996. "Elevated-Temperature Crack Growth", Fatigue and Fracture

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