Reliability of Welded Structures Containing Cracks in Heat-Affected Zones

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David B. Lanning

Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, AZ 86301-3720e-mail: lannind@pr.erau.edu

M.-H. Herman Shen

Department of Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics and Aviation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210-1276 e-mail: shen.l@osu.edu

J. Offshore Mech. Arct. Eng 122(4), 225-232 (Mar 03, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1289288 History: Received June 25, 1999; Revised March 03, 2000
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Straight crack front of length p divided into n segments of equal length q
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Semi-elliptical crack intersecting bands of dissimilar material properties
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Variation of effective crack length with LBZ region height
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Cumulative distribution function for a semi-elliptical crack in a welded plate
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Cumulative distribution functions for a semi-elliptical crack in a welded plate, with different sizes of LBZ
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Cumulative distribution function with failure assessment diagram failure criterion



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