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ASTM E1820

Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 July 2006
Status: inactive
Page Count: 48
ICS Code (Mechanical testing of metals): 77.040.10
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This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (d). Toughness can be measured in the R-curve format or as a point value. The fracture toughness determined in accordance with this test method is for the opening mode (Mode I) of loading.

The recommended specimens are single-edge bend, [SE(B)], compact, [C(T)], and disk-shaped compact, [DC(T)]. All specimens contain notches that are sharpened with fatigue cracks.

Specimen dimensional (size) requirements vary according to the fracture toughness analysis applied. The guidelines are established through consideration of material toughness, material flow strength, and the individual qualification requirements of the toughness value per values sought.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

NOTE 1-Other standard methods for the determination of fracture toughness using the parameters K, J, and CTOD are contained in Test Methods E 399, E 813, E 1152, E 1290, and E 1737. This test method was developed to provide a common method for determining all applicable toughness parameters from a single test.

Document History

September 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
June 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
June 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
January 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
January 1, 2020
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
May 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
December 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
June 1, 2017
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
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December 1, 2016
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
October 15, 2015
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
October 15, 2015
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
June 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 15, 2013
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 15, 2013
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
May 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
May 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
May 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
November 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
December 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (d). Toughness can be measured in...
April 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...
ASTM E1820
July 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (d). Toughness can be measured in...
July 1, 2006
Standard Test Method for Measurement of Fracture Toughness
This test method covers procedures and guidelines for the determination of fracture toughness of metallic materials using the following parameters: K, J, and CTOD (δ). Toughness can be measured in...

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