On determination of model parameters for strain based ductile tearing simulation

Eui Kyun Park, Jin Ha Hwang, Yun Jae Kim, Poh Sang Lam

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This technical note presents the effect of two options to determine model parameters of a strain-based damage model on ductile tearing simulation. Notched bar tensile test data are used to determine the parameters in the first option, whereas only smooth bar tensile data are needed in the second one. In this investigation, four material data are considered. By comparing the simulation results with experimental data, it can be shown that it is difficult to simulate both crack initiation and crack growth well using the first option. However, with the second option, good agreement can be achieved in the prediction of both crack initiation and crack growth in all cases. A possible reason for overestimating crack growth using the first option is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number108698
JournalEngineering Fracture Mechanics
Publication statusPublished - 2022 Sept

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors wish to thank the EU and all the ATLAS+ (Advanced Structural Integrity Assessment Tools for Safe Long-Term Operation, funded from the Euratom research and training program 2014-2018 under the grant agreement No.: 754589) contributors for providing experimental data of WB36.

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  • Damage model parameter determination
  • Notched bar test
  • Strain based ductile tearing simulation model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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