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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011 “Fatigue Crack Propagation Life Predictions for Butt and Fillet Welds,” F. V. Lawrence and P. C. Mainali, March 1974.* Abstract Download (809 KB)
012 “Material Characterization of USS-Ti; Monotonic and Cyclic Stress-Strain Behavior and Strain-Life Response,” D. F. Dittmer and M. R. Mitchell, July 1974.* Abstract Download (3 MB)
013 “Material Characterization of Cast 8630 Steel; Monotonic and Cyclic Stress-Strain Behavior and Strain-Life Response,” D. F. Dittmer and M. R. Mitchell, October 1974.* Abstract Download (4 MB)
014 “Effects of Graphite Morphology, Matrix Hardness and Structure on the Fatigue Resistance of Gray Cast Iron,” M. R. Mitchell, December 1974.* Abstract Download (2 MB)
015 “Review of the Mechanical Properties of Cast Steels with Emphasis on Fatigue Behavior and the Influence of Microdiscontinuities,” M. R. Mitchell, June 1975.* Abstract Download (3 MB)
016 “An Analysis of Fretting Damage on Fatigue Strength,” Hsing-Chung Yeh, June 1975.* Abstract Download (3 MB)
017 “The Effect of Contact Geometry on Fretting Fatigue,” Graham Roberts, June 1975.* Abstract Download (2 MB)
018 “Material Characterization of a Normalized and Tempered, 0.2 w/o C Cast Steel,” M. R. Mitchell, October 1975.* Abstract Download (4 MB)
019 “Estimation of the Fatigue Crack Initiation Life in Welds Using Low Cycle Fatigue Concepts,” R. J. Mattos and F. V. Lawrence, October 1975.* Abstract Download (8 MB)
020 “Fracture Feature Anisotropy in a Martensitic Steel Plate,” R. H. Sailors, October 1975. Abstract Download (2 MB)