Chapter 2: Deformation and Fracture Mechanisms and Static Strength of Metals
This chapter examines the phenomena of deformation and fracture in metals, providing readers with an understanding of why it occurs and how it can be prevented. It begins with a detailed review of tension and compression stress-strain curves, explaining how they are produced and what they reveal about the load-carrying characteristics of engineering materials. It then discusses the use of failure criteria and the determination of yielding and fracture limits. It goes on to describe the mechanisms and appearances of brittle and ductile fractures and stress rupture, providing detailed images, diagrams, and explanations. It discusses the various factors that...
Deformation and Fracture Mechanisms and Static Strength of Metals, Mechanics and Mechanisms of Fracture: An Introduction, By Alan F. Liu, ASM International, 2005, p 47–119, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540047
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