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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 269137, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/269137
Research Article

Application of -Stress to Predict the Lower Bound Fracture Toughness for Increasing the Test Specimen Thickness in the Transition Temperature Region

1Graduate School of Engineering, University of Fukui, 3-9-1 Bunkyo, Fukui-shi, Fukui 910-8507, Japan
2Faculty of Engineering, University of Fukui, 3-9-1 Bunkyo, Fukui-shi, Fukui 910-8507, Japan

Received 28 December 2013; Accepted 23 January 2014; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editor: Filippo Berto

Copyright © 2014 Kai Lu and Toshiyuki Meshii. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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