Single-Edge-Notched-Bending (SENB) specimen is mainly used for fracture characteristics test of pipe material. However, there is also a disadvantage in that it does not sufficiently simulate the fracture characteristics of thin pipes due to the difference in boundary effect between the SENB specimen and the actual pipe. The Single-Edge-Notched-Tensile (SENT) specimen can be used as complementary test method due to its less boundary effect compared to the SENB specimen. In this study, the SENT specimen which are fabricated with API X 70 carbon steel was simulated ductile fracture behavior by using finite-element-analysis (FEA). To simulate ductile fracture behavior, Gurson-Tvergaard-Needleman (GTN) model was applied. GTN model is a kind of damage model that describes the behavior of ductile fracture through three steps of void changes : nucleation, growth, and coalescence. And GTN model is composed of three constitutive equations and nine parameters. In order to develop the GTN ductile fracture model for API X 70 carbon steel, five kinds of tensile specimen tests were simulated by FEA. In addition, we analyzed the influence of parameters of GTN model through analysis and developed optimal material parameters for API X 70 carbon steel. Finally, the ductile fracture behavior of the SENT specimen was simulated and the FEA results of SENT specimen was compared with actual SENT specimen test.

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