Small specimen compact tension testing of ceramics

G. With, de, N.A.M. Sweegers

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The small size compact tensile specimen is useful for measurement of the fracture toughness of ceramics. The tabular data available for the compliance factor are accurately fitted by a polynominal expression. The elimination of residual stress is important for accurate measurement of the fracture toughness. [on SciFinder (R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1038-1041
JournalJournal of Materials Science Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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