Support Options

Submit a Support Ticket

Investigation of Plane Strain Fracture Toughness Properties of Selected Laser Melting fabricated AISI 316 stainless steel

By Samuel Ibekwe1, Gokhan Dursun, Guoqiang Li2

1. Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA 2. Southern University



Published on


Plain strain fracture toughness properties of AISI 316 steel fabricated by Selective Laser Melting (SLM) will be investigated here with the objective of ultimate optimal SLM design of components that whose property will match and exceed traditionally fabricated ones.


Drs. Guoqiang Li, Patrick Mensah, Ghanashyam Joshi, Dwayne Jerro, Fareed Dawan, and graduate student Mr. Gokhan Dursun


[1]      Gibson I, Rosen DW, Stucker B, Additive manufacturing technologies. Springer, New York, 2010

[2]      S. H. Huang, P. Liu, and A. Mokasdar, “Additive manufacturing and its societal impact : a literature review,” pp. 1191–1203, 2013.

[3]      D. D. Gu, W. Meiners, K. Wissenbach, R. Poprawe, D. D. Gu, W. Meiners, K. Wissenbach, and R. Poprawe, “components : materials , processes and mechanisms Laser additive manufacturing of             metallic components : materials , processes and mechanisms,” vol. 6608, no. April, 2016.

[4]      R. Sreenivasan, A. Goel, and D. L. Bourell, “Sustainability issues in laser-based additive manufacturing,” Phys. Procedia, vol. 5, pp. 81–90, 2010.

[5]      A. Riemer and H. Albert, “Crack Propagation in Additive Manufactured Materials Crack Propagation in Additive Manufactured Materials and Structures” Procedia Struct. Integr., vol. 2, pp. 1229–1236, 2016.

[6]        A. Riemer, S. Leuders, M. Thöne, H. A. Richard, T. Tröster, and T. Niendorf, “On the fatigue crack growth behavior in 316L stainless steel manufactured by selective laser melting,” Eng. Fract. Mech., vol. 120, pp. 15–25, 2014.