Experimental Mechanics

, Volume 14, Issue 8, pp 323–330

Brittle-coating-patterns evaluation

Mechanism of the coating cracking when two large compressive stresses are present is studied by the authors

Authors

  • A. J. Durelli
    • the Civil and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentThe Catholic University of America
  • V. J. Parks
    • the Civil and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentThe Catholic University of America
  • V. Pavlin
    • School of Civil EngineeringUniversity of Sarajevo
    • Civil and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentThe Catholic University of America
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02324955

Cite this article as:
Durelli, A.J., Parks, V.J. & Pavlin, V. Experimental Mechanics (1974) 14: 323. doi:10.1007/BF02324955

Abstract

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.

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© Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc. 1974