The present paper provides experimental J estimation equation based on the load-crack opening displacement (COD) record for testing the circumferential through-wall cracked pipe under combined tension and bending. Based on the limit analysis and the kinematically admissible rigid-body rotation field, the plastic η-factorfor the load-COD record is derived and is compared with that for the load-load line displacement record. Comparison with the J results from detailed elastic-plastic finite element analysis shows that the proposed method based on the load-COD record provides reliable J estimates even for shallow cracks (small crack angle), whereas the conventional approach based on the load-load line displacement record gives erroneous results for shallow cracks. Thus, the proposed J estimation method could be recommended for testing the circumferential through-wall cracked pipe, particularly with shallow cracks.
|ジャーナル||Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Transactions of the ASME|
|出版ステータス||Published - 2008 11月|
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