In Part I (Miura and Wilkowski, 1998) of this paper, the theory of the two η-factor solutions for circumferentially through-wall-cracked pipes subjected to combined bending and tension due to internal pressure was presented. These solutions seemed to give reasonable predictions by comparing with the existing simplified J-estimation scheme. It was also ascertained that the J would be underestimated if the effect of the internal pressure was not properly considered. Consequently, this paper presents the application of these solutions to full-scale pipe tests. The tests were performed at 288°C (550°F) under combined bending and internal pressure. The materials used for the tests were both carbon steel and stainless steel. The effect of combined loading on the J-R curves was determined and compared to C(T) specimen J-R curves. The solutions were then verified by using three-dimensional finite element analysis.

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