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Table 2 Fracture loads of ECT and 6PBP tests

From: The use of ECT and 6PBP tests to evaluate fracture behavior of adhesively bonded steel/epoxy joints under Mode-III and Mixed Mode III/II

  Test no. ECT 6PBP (a 0 = 30 mm)
a 0 = 10 mm a 0 = 15 mm a 0 = 20 mm a 0 = 25 mm a 0 = 30 mm Type I Type II Type III
Failure load (N) 1 495 505 407 373 352 910 1045 898
2 533 420 440 410 342 1140 841 935
3 502 485 443 357 260 1210 892 912
Mean value (N) 510 470 430 380 318 1087 926 915
(Std.) (23) (50) (23) (30) (58) (177) (119) (20)
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