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- Durelli, A.J., Parks, V.J. & Pavlin, V. Experimental Mechanics (1974) 14: 323. doi:10.1007/BF02324955
Usual interpretation of brittle-coating patterns may be erroneous in cases when two large compressive stresses are present. This note deals with a study of the mechanism of the coating cracking under those conditions. An example illustrating the situation is given.