Influence of tensile strength and ductility on strengths of rotating disks in presence of material and fabrication defects of several types

Arthur G. Holms, Joseph E. Jenkins, Andrew J. Repko
naca-tn-2397
Jun 1951


The significance of tensile strength and ductility in the presence of defects and the strength-reducing effects of several types of defects were investigated for some rotating disks. The types of defects investigated included laminar-type irregularities, eutectic melting, and shrink porosity.

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