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Title:Overstraining of medium carbon steel thick walled cylinders
Author(s):Steele, M.C.; Eichberger, L.C.
Abstract:Experimental results are presented on the behavior of four medium-carbon steel cylinders (6 in. O.D. x 3 in. I.D. x 8 in. long) overstrained by internal pressure. Particular attention is given to the mechanism of yielding and the associated strains measured at the various locations on the bore and outside surfaces. The yield mechanism consists of the propagation through the cylinder walls of a finite number of Lueders’ lines. Initiation of yield requires a maximum shear stress higher than that found from the lower yield in a tension test. Lueders’ line patterns are asymmetrical but follow closely the maximum shear stress trajectories. Creep or slow yielding is a feature of the mechanism. Full yield in the cylinders is accompanied by an increase in the number and width of Lueders’ lines and corresponding increases in circumferential strains. The non-homogeneous mechanism of yielding is reflected by variations in strain circumferentially. Average bore and outside diameter circumferential strains compare favorably with theories due to Thomas and Koiter. Axial strains are essentially elastic in keeping with Koiter but in marked disagreement with Thomas. Circumferential strains exhibit significant creep. A comparison is given between the Lueders’ line patterns in mild steel and medium-carbon steel cylinders.
Issue Date:1955-04
Publisher:Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Series/Report:TAM R 83
Genre:Technical Report
Sponsor:Office of Ordnance Research, Ordnance Corps, Department of the Army, Contract No. DA-11-022-ORD-1527, ORD Project TB2-0001(1070)
Rights Information:Copyright 1955 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2021-11-04

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