See Figure 5.17, graph of "Crack Length vs. Failure Stress" (p. 218) in McCrum N.G.
Principles of Polymer Engineering. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
See Figure 5.21, electron micrograph of HIPS crazing, in McCrum N.G.
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