3. Environmentally Enhanced Crack Growth

  1. Stephen W. Freiman and
  2. John J. Mecholsky Jr.

Published Online: 22 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118147757.ch3

The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis

The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis

How to Cite

Freiman, S. W. and Mecholsky, J. J. (2012) Environmentally Enhanced Crack Growth, in The Fracture of Brittle Materials: Testing and Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118147757.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470155868

Online ISBN: 9781118147757

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Keywords:

  • environmentally enhanced crack growth;
  • crack growth behavior, in glass, ceramic;
  • crack growth thresholds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Background

  • Mechanisms of Environmentally Enhanced Crack Growth

  • Summary

  • Questions for Chapter 3