International Journal of Fracture

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp R63–R65

Compliance of a three-point bend specimen at load line

  • Fahmy M. Haggag
  • John H. Underwood


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fahmy M. Haggag
    • 1
  • John H. Underwood
    • 2
  1. 1.EG&G Idaho, Inc. Idaho FallsIdahoUSA
  2. 2.Army Armament R&D Center WatervlietUSA

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