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Craze and yield zones in the fracture of rigid PVC

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Two techniques have been used to examine the reported discrepancy between the measured fracture toughness of rigid PVC and that calculated from its crack tip craze. The use of a generalized model of a cohesive zone produced no better agreement between calculation and experiment than the Dugdale model used previously. The discrepancy was probably caused by the coexistence with the craze of a yield zone which was observed by optical and scanning electron microscopy. �� 1980 Chapman and Hall Ltd.

UOW Authors


  •   Brown, Hugh (external author)

Publication Date


  • 1980

Citation


  • Brown, H. R., & Hea Chin, T. (1980). Craze and yield zones in the fracture of rigid PVC. Journal of Materials Science, 15(3), 677-680. doi:10.1007/BF00551733

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0018996532

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 677

End Page


  • 680

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


Abstract


  • Two techniques have been used to examine the reported discrepancy between the measured fracture toughness of rigid PVC and that calculated from its crack tip craze. The use of a generalized model of a cohesive zone produced no better agreement between calculation and experiment than the Dugdale model used previously. The discrepancy was probably caused by the coexistence with the craze of a yield zone which was observed by optical and scanning electron microscopy. �� 1980 Chapman and Hall Ltd.

UOW Authors


  •   Brown, Hugh (external author)

Publication Date


  • 1980

Citation


  • Brown, H. R., & Hea Chin, T. (1980). Craze and yield zones in the fracture of rigid PVC. Journal of Materials Science, 15(3), 677-680. doi:10.1007/BF00551733

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0018996532

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 677

End Page


  • 680

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication