Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis

, Volume 196, Issue 3, pp 867–906

Quasistatic Crack Growth in Elasto-Plastic Materials: The Two-Dimensional Case


DOI: 10.1007/s00205-009-0258-1

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Maso, G.D. & Toader, R. Arch Rational Mech Anal (2010) 196: 867. doi:10.1007/s00205-009-0258-1


We study a variational model for the quasistatic evolution of elasto-plastic materials with cracks in the case of planar small strain associative elasto-plasticity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SISSATriesteItaly
  2. 2.Università di Udine, D.I.C.AUdineItaly