Some notes are presented on the characterization of crack growth rates at high temperatures and on the probabilistic fracture mechanics, respectively. In the first half, the paper concerns parametric representation of high temperature crack growth rate in terms of independent variables, such as K, ** sigma g, temperature and physical constants. The second half concerns probabilistic fracture mechanics approach to reliability of solids and structures on the line of unified considerations. That is, it is not necessary to assume Weibull distribution function over the entire scatter range of life or strength in every case, and the estimation of fracture probability P//f in very small range is attempted.
|Title of host publication||Unknown Host Publication Title|
|Number of pages||22|
|ISBN (Print)||0080293093, 9780080293097|
|Publication status||Published - 1984|
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