What is it about?

Using the weight function in the calculation of residualst stresses stress intensity factor.

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Why is it important?

Residual stresses are effected on the fracture the fracture toughness. Hence, effecting on the crack propagation.


The stresses distribution have been considered inside the stress intensity factor calculation.

Dr. Ahmed Almukhtar

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This page is a summary of: Residual Stresses and Stress Intensity Factor Calculations in T-Welded Joints, Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, August 2013, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1007/s11668-013-9723-0.
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