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Temperature rise due to dynamic crack growth in Beta-C titanium
Author(s): Alan T. Zehnder; Jacob A. Kallivayalil
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Paper Abstract

The temperature rise at the tip of dynamically propagating cracks in Beta-C titanium is measured using an array of high speed infrared detectors. For a crack propagating at 396 m/s the maximum crack tip temperature rise is 450°C. This is high enough that the mechanical properties of the material at the crack tip will be changed, thus affecting the fracture process in a significant manner.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
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Proc. SPIE 1554, Second International Conference on Photomechanics and Speckle Metrology, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49479
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Alan T. Zehnder, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Jacob A. Kallivayalil, Cornell Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1554:
Second International Conference on Photomechanics and Speckle Metrology
Fu-Pen Chiang; Fu-Pen Chiang, Editor(s)

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