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Keywords: idealized through-wall crackClose
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Pressure Vessel Technol. April 2010, 132(2): 021401.
Published Online: January 12, 2010
... the crack grows to a critical crack length. In general, for an LBB assessment, a circumferential parallel-sided through-wall crack is postulated, i.e., an idealized through-wall crack ( 2 ). However, in reality, an internal surface crack grows through the wall thickness and may partially penetrate...