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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021 “Influence of Bending Stresses on Fatigue Crack Progress in ‘butt Welds,” J. D. Burk and F. V. Lawrence, March 1976.* Abstract Download (781 KB)
022 “Strain Controlled Fatigue Behavior of Weld Metal and Heat-Affected Base Metal in A36 and A514 Steel Welds,” Y. Higashida and F. V. Lawrence, August 1976.* Abstract Download (7 MB)
023 A Unified Predictive Technique for the Fatigue Resistance of Cast Ferrous-Based Metals and High Hardness Wrought Steels,” Michael Roger Mitchell, September 1976.* Abstract Download (5 MB)
024 “Review of Contemporary Approaches to Fatigue Damage Analysis,” D. F. Socie and JoDean Morrow, December 1976.* Abstract Download (2 MB)
025 “Material Characterization of SAE 950XK; Monotonic and Cyclic Stress-Strain Behavior and Strain-Life Response,” Michael Roger Mitchell, February 1977. Abstract Download (2 MB)
026 “Fundamentals of Modern Fatigue Analysis,” D. F. Socie, M. R. Mitchell and E. M. Caulfield, April 1977.* Abstract Download (5 MB)
027 “Material Characterization of a 1% Nickel Steel; Monotonic and Cyclic Stress-Strain Behavior and Strain-Life Response,” Michael R. Mitchell and Ronald B. Zweigoron, September 1977. Abstract Download (1 MB)
028 “Evaluation of Fracture Mechanics Parameters for A27 Cast Steel,” E. M. Caulfield, December 1977. Abstract Download (756 KB)
029 “The Effect of Residual Stresses on Weld Fatigue Life,” J. D. Burk and F. V. Lawrence, January 1978.* Abstract Download (4 MB)
030 “Characterization of Ductile Fracture in Wrought Steels and Weldments,” E. P. Cox, F. V. Lawrence and C. M. Sinclair, June 1978.* Abstract Download (3 MB)