9. Stable Crack Propagation and R-Curve Behavior

  1. John B. Wachtman,
  2. W. Roger Cannon and
  3. M. John Matthewson

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch9

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wachtman, J. B., Cannon, W. R. and Matthewson, M. J. (2009) Stable Crack Propagation and R-Curve Behavior, in Mechanical Properties of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470451519.ch9

Author Information

  1. Rutgers University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471735816

Online ISBN: 9780470451519

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Keywords:

  • stable crack propagation and R-curve behavior;
  • R-curve (T-curve) concept;
  • R-curve effects of strength distributions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • R-Curve (T-Curve) Concept

  • R-Curve Effects of Strength Distributions

  • Effect of R Curve on Subcritical Crack Growth

  • Problems