FRACTURE MECHANICS METHODOLOGY FOR FRACTURE CONTROL IN OIL TANKERS

This paper describes studies on the prediction of critical crack sizes and fracture control based on the elastic-plastic fracture methodology, crack-tip opening displacement. Fatigue crack growth also can be predicted using fracture mechanics and the paper describes the methodology to predict the fatigue behaviour of structures that have existing cracks.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Ship Structures Symposium '93; 16-17 Nov 1993; Arlington, Virginia, USA. Pprs. Publ by SNAME and the Ship Structure Committee, USA. Ppr F [12 p, 12 ref, 2 tab, 3 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Rolfe, S T
    • HENN, A E
    • Hays, K T
  • Publication Date: 1993

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00718316
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM