First Major Improvements to the Two-curve Fracture Arrest Model

The proposed program has the objectives to make the first major improvements to the most commonly analysis for ductile fracture arrest toughness requirements for gas pipeline applications, as well as to develop experimental data that could be used for validation of more fundamental analyses in the future.


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  • Status: Completed
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Skalnek, Elizabeth

  • Performing Organizations:

    Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus

    , OH  United States 
  • Start Date: 20030909
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100527
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35465

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01494919
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTRS56-03-T-0007
  • Files: RiP
  • Created Date: Oct 3 2013 1:00AM