Technical Diagnostics and Non-Destructive Testing №4, 2018, pp. 19-23
Evaluation of energy consumed in damage initiation at fracture of materials, based on acoustic emission data
A.Ya. Nedoseka, S.A. Nedoseka
E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the NAS Ukraine, 11 Kazymyr Malevych Str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Considering that application of acoustic emission at continuous monitoring of structures in service allows effectively solving a whole range of questions to guarantee and manage their safety, and use of Internet ensures control of this process practically from any external point, application of methods for evaluation of the state of materials based on acoustic emission data is becoming ever more urgent. The data obtained both during monitoring of the real structures, and at testing samples, show that energy associated with material deformation and formation of damage in it, can be of interest for evaluation of the state of structure materials. Separation from the total fracture energy of the part associated with formation of damage, can provide much greater precision of strength analysis and enable evaluation of the state of material at each moment of time of its operation under load. This work demonstrates the possibilities of application of acoustic emission data, shows the part of the total fracture energy to which it amounts, and its relation to accumulation of damage in the material structure, which is summed up during the damaging process, and eventually leads to fracture. 15 Ref., 5 Fig.
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