stress intensity factor, K


ECSS-E-ST-32-01C Rev. 1


calculated quantity that is used in fracture mechanics analyses as a measure of the stress-field intensity near the tip of an idealised crack


  • NOTE Calculated for a specific crack size, applied stress level and part geometry. See 3.2.14.
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