On the Correlation Between Charpy Notch Toughness and Fracture Toughness of Base and Weld Metal

  • K. Eriksson
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


The Charpy test has been used since the beginning of the century (1905) for qualitative assessments of the brittle-to-ductile transition temperature (range) of structural steels.


Fracture Toughness Weld Metal Fracture Toughness Testing Notch Toughness Charpy Test 
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© Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Eriksson
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringLuleå University of TechnologyLuleåSweden

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