, Volume 196, Issue 3, pp 867-906
Date: 15 Sep 2009

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

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Abstract

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.

Communicated by S. Müller