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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112 “Fatigue Crack Growth in Gray Cast Iron under Step Loading Histories,” Gary B. Marquis, October 1984 (UILU-ENG 84-3612). Abstract Download (1 MB)
113 “A Fatigue Life Prediction Method for Tensile-Shear Spot Welds,” Pei-Chung Wang and F. V. Lawrence, October 1984 (UILU-ENG 84-3613). Abstract Download (3 MB)
114 “Effects of Optical Emissions from Weld Arcs on the Performance of Welding Robot Vision Systems,” A. L. Lenef and C. S. Gardner, November 1984 (UILU-ENG 84-3614). Abstract Download (2 MB)
115 “Analytical and Graphical Aids for the Fatigue Design of Weldments,” J.-Y. Yung and F. V. Lawrence, November 1984 (UILU-ENG 84-3615). Abstract Download (1 MB)
116 “Analysis of the Intensity Fluctuations of Optical Emission Lines in Weld Arc Plasmas,” H. Houshmand and C. S. Gardner, December 1984 (UILU-ENG 84-3616). Abstract Download (2 MB)
117 “A Comparison of Methods for Predicting Weldment Fatigue Life under Variable Load Histories,” J.-Y. Yung and F. V. Lawrence, January 1985 (UILU-ENG 85-3601). Abstract Download (2 MB)
118 “Integration of Failure Mode Identification with Design for Mechanical Components,” J. L. Handrock and D. L. Marriott, March 1985 (UILU-ENG 85-3602). Abstract Download (2 MB)
119 “Fatigue Behavior of Gray Cast Iron under Axial and Bending Loads,” Peter J. Furman, May 1985 (UILU-ENG 85-3603). Abstract Download (2 MB)
120 “Service Load Histories Analyzed by the Local Strain Approach,” Thomas F. Fugger, Jr., May 1985 (UILU-ENG 85-3604). Abstract Download (2 MB)
121 “Proportional and Non-proportional Biaxial Fatigue of Inconel 718,” Justin Lee Koch, July 1985 (UILU-ENG 85-3605). Abstract Download (10 MB)