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Data from Tests:

Crack Length a(mm)


30
40
50.5
61.6
71.7
79

Critical Load P(KN)


4
3.5
3.12
2.8
2.62
2.56

dC/da (N^(-1))
4.28571E-06
5.62533E-06
6.90526E-06
7.94131E-06
9.17844E-06

G (KJ/m^2)
34.28571429
34.45512821
33.60926641
31.12992215
31.50224743

Critical Displacement U(mm)


0.4
0.5
0.63
0.78
0.94
1.09

Compliance (x10^(-7) m/N)


1
1.428571429
2.019230769
2.785714286
3.58778626
4.2578125

Load Displacement records


4.5
4
3.5
3
2.5

Load Displacement
records

2
1.5
1
0.5
0
0.4

0.5

0.63

0.78

0.94

1.09

G (x10^(3)) KJ/m^2
0.03
0.030714286
0.030162162
0.029128713
0.030780822

G (KJ/m^2)
30
30.7142857
30.1621622
29.1287129
30.7808219

Compliance versus crack length


4.5
4
3.5
3
2.5

Compliance versus crack


length

2
1.5
1
0.5
0
30

40

50.5

61.6

71.7

79