Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime

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Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime. / Lucon, Enrico; Scibetta, Marc; Chaouadi, Rachid; van Walle, Eric.

Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics - 35th Volume. Vol. 1 West Conshohocken, PA, United States, 2008. p. 374-389 (Special Tecnical Publication (STP); No. STP 1480).

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Lucon, E, Scibetta, M, Chaouadi, R & van Walle, E 2008, Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime. in Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics - 35th Volume. vol. 1, Special Tecnical Publication (STP), no. STP 1480, West Conshohocken, PA, United States, pp. 374-389, 35th ASTM Symposium on Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics, Reno, NV, United States, 2005-05-18.

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Lucon, E., Scibetta, M., Chaouadi, R., & van Walle, E. (2008). Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime. In Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics - 35th Volume (Vol. 1, pp. 374-389). (Special Tecnical Publication (STP); No. STP 1480)..

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Lucon E, Scibetta M, Chaouadi R, van Walle E. Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime. In Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics - 35th Volume. Vol. 1. West Conshohocken, PA, United States. 2008. p. 374-389. (Special Tecnical Publication (STP); STP 1480).

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Lucon, Enrico ; Scibetta, Marc ; Chaouadi, Rachid ; van Walle, Eric. / Use of Miniaturized Compact Tension Specimens for Fracture Toughness Measurements in the Upper Shelf Regime. Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics - 35th Volume. Vol. 1 West Conshohocken, PA, United States, 2008. pp. 374-389 (Special Tecnical Publication (STP); STP 1480).

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