FCP Reports

The Fracture Control Program maintains a library of research reports related to key issues in the field.

You may search this library using the field to the right based on keywords and the contents of each report’s abstract and title.  Or, please use the links below to browse our reports.  They’re ordered chronologically.

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172 “F. E. M. Study of Fatigue Crack Growth and Closure Under Double Slip”, Kenneth Allen Gall, December 1995 (UILU-ENG-95-4056). Abstract Download (4 MB)
173 “The Variables Influencing the Fatigue Behavior of Structural Weldments”, F. V. Lawrence, S. D. Dimitrakis, and W. H. Munse, January 1996 (UILU-ENG-96-4001). Abstract Download (2 MB)
174 “An Analytical Model Which Combines Roughness and Plasticity Induced Fatigue Crack Closure,” Nong Chen, January 1997 (UILU-ENG-97-4002). Abstract Download (6 MB)
175 “Fatigue Experiments and Modulus Degradation Modeling on Sheet Molding Compound,” Tony Bor-Yih Tai, April 1997 (UILU-ENG-97-4009). Abstract Download (3 MB)
176 “Modelling Variability in Vehicle Service Loading Histories,” Kyung Hyun Park, November 1997 (UILU-ENG-97-4040). Abstract Download (2 MB)
177 “Surface Durability of Dry Coaxial Splines,” Frank Leonard Bohm, May 1998 (UILU-ENG-98-4005). Abstract Download (6 MB)
178 “The Competing Roles of Microstructure and Flaw Size on the Fatigue Limit of Metals,” Timothy Edward McGreevy, May 1998 (UILU-ENG-98-4006). Abstract Download (7 MB)
179 “Effects of Rail-End Beveling on Thermite Welding,” Jeffrey N. Withee and F. V. Lawrence, May 1998 (UILU-ENG-98-4007). Abstract Download (3 MB)
180 “The Effect of Stress State and Precipitation on Stress-Induced Martensitic Transformations in Polycrystalline and Single Crystal Shape Memory Alloys: Experiments and Micro-Mechanical Modeling,” Kenneth Allen Gall, June 1998 (UILU-ENG-98-4008). Abstract Download (11 MB)
181 “Mechanical Behavior of Metals Under Triaxial Stress: Apparatus and Experiments,” Mark Anthony Balzer, September 1998 (UILU-ENG-98-4012). Abstract Download (12 MB)